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Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters from the Malay Archipelago - van Wyhe, John (Editor), and Rookmaaker, Kees (Editor)
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This volume brings together the letters of the great Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) during his famous travels of 1854-62 in the Malay Archipelago (now Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia). it was these travels which led him to come independently to the same conclusion as Charles Darwin: that evolution occurs through natural selection. Beautifully written, the letters are filled with lavish descriptions of the remote regions he explored, the peoples, and fascinating details of the many new species of ...

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Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters from the Malay Archipelago 2015, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199684007

Paperback

Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters from the Malay Archipelago 2013, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199683994

Hardcover