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Alfred Russel Wallace

Naturalist (8-Jan-1823 — 7-Nov-1913)


Arnold C. Brackman. A Delicate Arrangement: The Strange Case of Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace. New York: Times Books. 1980. 370pp.

John Langdon Brooks. Just before the Origin: Alfred Russel Wallace's Theory of Evolution. New York: Columbia University Press. 1984. 284pp.

Harry Clements. Alfred Russel Wallace: Biologist and Social Reformer. London: Hutchinson. 1983. 215pp.

Martin Fichman. An Elusive Victorian: The Evolution of Alfred Russel Wallace. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 2003. 416pp.

Martin Fichman. Alfred Russel Wallace. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1981. 181pp.

Wilma George. Biologist Philosopher: A Study of the Life and Writing of Alfred Russel Wallace. London: Abelard-Schuman. 1964. 320pp.

Sandra Knapp. Footsteps in the Forest: Alfred Russel Wallace in the Amazon. London: Natural History Museum. 1999. 90pp.

Bert James Loewenberg. Darwin, Wallace and the Theory of Natural Selection: Including the Linnean Society Papers. Cambridge, MA: Arlington Books. 1959. 97pp.

James Marchant (editor). Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences. London: Cassell. 1916. (2 vols.) 320pp. + 291pp.

Peter Raby. Alfred Russel Wallace: A Life. Ewing, NJ: Princeton University Press. 2002. 340pp.

Tim Severin. The Spice Islands Voyage: In Search of Wallace. London: Little, Brown & Co.. 1997. 247pp.

Michael Shermer. In Darwin's Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace: A Biographical Study on the Psychology of History. Oxford University Press. 2002. 448pp.

Ross A. Slotten. The Heretic in Darwin's Court: The Life of Alfred Russel Wallace. Columbia University Press. 2004. 648pp.

Amabel Williams-Ellis. Darwin's Moon: A Biography of Alfred Russel Wallace. London: Blackie & Son, Ltd.. 1966. 261pp.

John G. Wilson. The Forgotten Naturalist: In Search of Alfred Russel Wallace. Kew, Victoria, Australia: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 2000. 263pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1525)

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

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.504)

  8. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.497)

  9. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.532)

  10. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.142)

  11. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.476)

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