The Resource A Natural Calling : Life, Letters and Diaries of Charles Darwin and William Darwin Fox, by Anthony W. D. Larkum, (electronic resource)

A Natural Calling : Life, Letters and Diaries of Charles Darwin and William Darwin Fox, by Anthony W. D. Larkum, (electronic resource)

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A Natural Calling : Life, Letters and Diaries of Charles Darwin and William Darwin Fox
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A Natural Calling
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Life, Letters and Diaries of Charles Darwin and William Darwin Fox
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by Anthony W. D. Larkum
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eng
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This book provides new factual material on Charles Darwin, following many years of research into Darwin’s relationship to his cousin William Darwin Fox. It is a biographical and historical account of the letters exchanged by these two men and the diaries of W D Fox have never been accessed before. The relationship between Darwin and Fox has been acknowledged as a major biographical source on Darwin. Here the life of Fox is carefully pieced together and compared and contrasted with that of Darwin. Since Darwin and Fox were undergraduates together at Christ’s College, Cambridge, and corresponded with each other for the rest of their lives, dying within two years of each other, the diaries allow us a vivid insight into the unique relationship of these two naturalists and family friends. Both were studying to be clergymen of the Church of England, when Darwin was offered a place on The Beagle. Thereafter their lives diverged, as Fox became the country parson that Darwin might have been. Never the less, Fox supplied many facts to Darwin, which were used in the "Origin of Species" and later books.The views and opinions exchanged between these two men greatly enlarge our appreciation of the life and contribution of Charles Darwin at a profoundly personal level
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Larkum, Anthony W. D
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QH301-705
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non fiction
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  • Life sciences
  • Science
  • Philosophy (General)
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Science (General)
  • Life Sciences
  • Life Sciences, general
  • History of Science
  • History of Philosophy
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Popular Science, general
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A Natural Calling : Life, Letters and Diaries of Charles Darwin and William Darwin Fox, by Anthony W. D. Larkum, (electronic resource)
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mixed
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
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Grandfathers and Fathers -- Christ’s College, Cambridge (1824-1826) -- Charles Darwin at Cambridge: The Letters to William Darwin Fox -- Darwin’s Voyage on the Beagle -- Professions, Marriage, Families and Illness -- The “Origin of Species” -- The Most Dangerous Man in Europe: Living in the Shadow of Fame -- The Final Years
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electronic
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9781402092336
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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10.1007/978-1-4020-9233-6
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online resource.
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absent
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access
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remote
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(DE-He213)978-1-4020-9233-6
Label
A Natural Calling : Life, Letters and Diaries of Charles Darwin and William Darwin Fox, by Anthony W. D. Larkum, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Grandfathers and Fathers -- Christ’s College, Cambridge (1824-1826) -- Charles Darwin at Cambridge: The Letters to William Darwin Fox -- Darwin’s Voyage on the Beagle -- Professions, Marriage, Families and Illness -- The “Origin of Species” -- The Most Dangerous Man in Europe: Living in the Shadow of Fame -- The Final Years
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781402092336
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4020-9233-6
Other physical details
online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DE-He213)978-1-4020-9233-6

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