The heretic in Darwin's court: the life of Alfred Russel Wallace
Par Ross A Slotten
Biographies, Politique et gouvernement (biographies), Sciences et médecine (biographies), Nature
Audio avec voix humaine, Braille automatisé
Physician traces the life of nineteenth-century British naturalist and explorer Alfred Wallace (1823-1913), a colleague of Charles Darwin. Examines Wallace's lower-class background, self-education, and socialist views. Discusses his acceptance of spiritualism, environmentalism, and other ideologies scientists typically avoided. Also covers his research travels into dangerous tropical jungles. 2004.