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He is no loss: Robert McCormick and the voyage of HMS Beagle By Emily Steel
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Robert McCormick was surgeon and naturalist on HMS Beagle, 1831-1832. He left at Rio de Janeiro angry that Charles Darwin had usurped his position. This volume examines McCormick’s activities... More > on Beagle, his natural history, and his relationships with Darwin and FitzRoy. It includes a transcript of McCormick’s diary from the voyage. ISBN: 978-0-906450-18-5< Less
The Struggle for Existence By Sophia Alba
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In Victorian London, the winds of change blow through the silent streets as Charles Darwin becomes increasingly embroiled in the battle between tradition and progress, contemplating a reality that he... More > alone can see. The lives of the three main protagonists; Charles Darwin, Emma Darwin and Captain Robert FitzRoy, and their stories interweave as they face their personal struggles with reason and religion. All the while in the shadows looms The Brotherhood, a secret society that promotes atheism and rationality in the name of progress, and plays an integral part in all three of the protagonist’s lives. Savré, an elder of the Brotherhood, becomes Charles’ guide and saviour as he leads him to become an important icon in his battle against religion. All the while Charles remains unaware of the alchemical powers of The Brotherhood and their covert agenda to control society until he becomes embroiled in the darkness himself.< Less
The Struggle for Existence By Sophia Alba
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In Victorian London, the winds of change blow through the silent streets as Charles Darwin becomes increasingly embroiled in the battle between tradition and progress, contemplating a reality that he... More > alone can see. The lives of the three main protagonists; Charles Darwin, Emma Darwin and Captain Robert FitzRoy, and their stories interweave as they face their personal struggles with reason and religion. All the while in the shadows looms The Brotherhood, a secret society that promotes atheism and rationality in the name of progress, and plays an integral part in all three of the protagonist’s lives. Savré, an elder of the Brotherhood, becomes Charles’ guide and saviour as he leads him to become an important icon in his battle against religion. All the while Charles remains unaware of the alchemical powers of The Brotherhood and their covert agenda to control society until he becomes embroiled in the darkness himself.< Less
From Kings To Tradesmen By L R Farmer
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A family's history reference book, containing short histories, pictures and pedigrees. Specifically for the descendants of William Longespee, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, son of Henry II Plantagenet.AND... More > the descendents of Robert Fitzroy, 'de Caen',1st Earl of Gloucester, son of Henry I Beauclerc.Namely, the families of 'Farmer' ' Lewis' 'Fosbroke' ' Lucas' and 'Keymess' ( de Cameis or Camoys )from the counties of England; Hertfordshire and Shropshire and of Wales and later New Zealand. BUT IT HAS VALUABLE INFORMATION FOR ALL THOSE RESEARCHING THEIR ROYAL/NOBLE ANCESTRY< Less
The Voyage of the Beagle: Illustrated By Charles Darwin
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The Voyage of the Beagle is a title commonly given to the book written by Charles Darwin and published in 1839 as his Journal and Remarks, bringing him considerable fame and respect. The title refers... More > to the second survey expedition of the ship HMS Beagle, which set sail from Plymouth Sound on 27 December 1831 under the command of Captain Robert FitzRoy, R.N.. While the expedition was originally planned to last two years, it lasted almost five—the Beagle did not return until 2 October 1836. Darwin spent most of this time exploring on land (three years and three months on land; 18 months at sea). The book, also known as Darwin's Journal of Researches, is a vivid and exciting travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal covering biology, geology, and anthropology that demonstrates Darwin's keen powers of observation, written at a time when Western Europeans were exploring and charting the whole world.< Less

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