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Charles Darwin

Naturalist (12-Feb-1809 — 19-Apr-1882)


John Bowlby. Charles Darwin: A New Life. W. W. Norton. 1990. 442pp.

Peter Brent. Charles Darwin: A Man of Enlarged Curiosity. New York: Harper & Row. 1981.

Ronald W. Clark. The Survival of Charles Darwin: A Biography of a Man and an Idea. New York: Random House. 1984. 449pp.

Charles Darwin; Nora Barlow (editor). Autobiography, 1809-1882, with Original Omissions Restored. London: Collins. 1958. 253pp.

Francis Darwin (editor). Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Including an Autobigraphical Chapter. London: John Murray. 1887. (3 vols.) 395pp. + 393pp. + 418pp.

Francis Darwin; A. C. Seward (editors). More Letters of Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1903. (2 vols.)

Adrian Desmond; James Moore. Darwin: The Life of a Tormented Evolutionist. W. W. Norton. 1991. 677pp.

George A. Dorsey. The Evolution of Charles Darwin. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1927. 300pp.

Loren Eiseley. Darwin & the Mysterious Mr. X: New Light on the Evolutionists. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1979. 278pp.

Loren Eiseley. Darwin's Century: Evolution and the Men Who Discovered It. Garden City, NY: Doubleday Anchor Books. 1958. 378pp.

Gertrude Himmelfarb. Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution. London: Chatto & Windus. 1959. 422pp.

Steve Jones. Darwin's Island: The Galapagos in the Garden of England. Little, Brown. 2009. 336pp. Also released as The Darwin Archipelago: The Naturalist's Career Beyond Origin of Species.

Arthur Keith. Darwin Revalued. London: Watts and Co.. 1955. 294pp.

Randal Keynes. Darwin, His Daughter & Human Evolution. Riverhead Books. 2001. 384pp.

Alan Moorehead. Darwin and the Beagle. London: Hamish Hamilton. 1969. 280pp.

Michael White; John Gribbin. Darwin: A Life In Science. New York: Dutton / Penquin Group. 1995. 322pp.

Basil Willey. Darwin and Butler: Two Versions of Evolution. London: Chatto & Windus. 1960. 116pp. Samuel Butler, 1835-1902.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.386)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.106)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.253)

  9. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.225)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.135)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.165)

  12. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.155)

  13. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.96)

  14. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.202)

  15. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.121)

  16. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.133)

  17. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.135)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.61)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.136)

  20. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.109)

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