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Award winning cultural historian Iain McCalman tells the stories of Charles Darwin and his most vocal supporters and colleagues Joseph Hooker Thomas Huxley and Alfred Wallace Beginning with the somber morning of April the day of Darwin s funeral em Darwin s Armada em steps back in time and recounts the lives and scientific discoveries of each of these explorers The four amateur naturalists voyaged separately from Britain to the southern hemisphere in search of adventure and scientific fame From Darwin s inaugural trip on the em Beagle em in through Wallace s exploits in the Amazon and later Malaysia in the s and s each man independently made discoveries that led him to embrace Darwin s groundbreaking theory of evolution This book reveals the untold story of Darwin s greatest supporters who during his life campaigned passionately in the war of ideas over evolution and who lived on to extend and advance the scope of his work p p pages of color illustrations by Iain McCalman

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Darwin's Armada: Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution
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strong A group portrait of the three British voyagers who became fierce defenders of Darwin s theory of evolution strong br br Award winning cultural historian Iain McCalman tells the stories of Charles Darwin and his most vocal supporters and colleagues Joseph Hooker Thomas Huxley and Alfred Wallace Beginning with the somber morning of April the day of Darwin s funeral em Darwin s Armada em steps back in time and recounts the lives and scientific discoveries of each of these explorers The four amateur naturalists voyaged separately from Britain to the southern hemisphere in search of adventure and scientific fame From Darwin s inaugural trip on the em Beagle em in through Wallace s exploits in the Amazon and later Malaysia in the s and s each man independently made discoveries that led him to embrace Darwin s groundbreaking theory of evolution This book reveals the untold story of Darwin s greatest supporters who during his life campaigned passionately in the war of ideas over evolution and who lived on to extend and advance the scope of his work p p pages of color illustrations, Newgate in Revolution provides a useful and thought provoking anthology of radical literature satirical philosophical and political writings issued by the radicals and religious dissenters imprisoned in Newgate during the turbulent and nervous period br br Newgate was a dreaded prison during this period and its image and reputation coupled to make it the English equivalent of the French Bastille For those who found themselves incarcerated in Newgate the experience was debilitating and repressive However in the case of the radical prisoners it is a curious irony that this repressive environment actually encouraged a fraternal spirit and fertilised a rich production of ideas and literature which today offers a rare insight into this unique and fascinating culture Newgate in Revolution reproduces a representative selection of the radical literature published from Newgate including the first edited version of the prison diary of Thomas Lloyd, div Explores how Historical Re enactment seeks to portray the past in various forms holding perhaps both a sensual and cognitive key to what it felt like to live in the past Chapters engage with the philosophical and practical questions revolving around the vexed relationship between historical realism and affect div, This highly acclaimed study draws on information from spy reports and contemporary literature to look at English popular radicalism during the period between the anti Jacobin government Terror of the s and the beginnings of Chartism The book traces for the first time the history of the underground revolutionary republican grouping founded by the agrarian reformer Thomas Spence Challenging conventional distinctions between high and low culture McCalman illuminates the darker more populist sides of Romanticism Radical Underworld broadens the conventional boundaries of popular politics and culture by exploring a political underworld connected with poverty crime prophetic religion and literary culture br