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Published: 28 November 2002

448 Pages | numerous halftones and line drawings


ISBN: 9780195148305

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In Darwin's Shadow

The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace - A Biographical Study on the Psychology of History

Michael Shermer

  • A gripping narrative about one of the most controversial scientists in history
  • Explores the many facets of this polymathic genius, and delves into the many eccentric and fringe causes championed by Wallace throughout his career, including anti-vaccination, conservation of the environment, crime and punishment, eugenics, socialism, religion and the role of institutionalized churches, and women's rights and suffrage

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