Charles Darwin: the power of place

  title={Charles Darwin: the power of place},
  author={William H. Brock},
  journal={Medical History},
  pages={525 - 526}
The first volume of Janet Browne's biography of Darwin, subtitled Voyaging and published in 1995, took the reader up to May 1856 when Darwin began writing his "big book" on evolution by natural selection (Medical History, 1996, 40: 244-5). She had described Darwin's family life in Shrewsbury, his education in Edinburgh and Cambridge, and his epochmaking voyage on the Beagle that had established him as a geologist and travel writer. Readers captivated by her beautifully-written narrative have… CONTINUE READING
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