Darwin’s Other Bulldog: Charles Kingsley and the Popularisation of Evolution in Victorian England

  title={Darwin’s Other Bulldog: Charles Kingsley and the Popularisation of Evolution in Victorian England},
  author={Piers J. Hale},
  journal={Science \& Education},
  • P. J. Hale
  • Published 1 July 2012
  • History
  • Science & Education
The nineteenth-century Anglican Priest Charles Kingsley (1819–1875) was a significant populariser of Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. Kingsley was successful in this regard because he developed such diverse connections throughout his career. In the 1840s he associated with Chartists and radical journalists; in the 1850s and 1860s he moved freely in scientific circles and was elected Fellow of the Linnean Society of London in 1856 and Fellow of the Geological Society of London… 

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