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Alfred Russel Wallace

(1823—1913) naturalist, evolutionary theorist, and social critic

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Wallace, Alfred Russel

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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

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English naturalist. Charles Darwin fully acknowledged that a young naturalist, Alfred Russel Wallace, had independently developed the

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Encyclopedia of Evolution

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Alfred Russel Wallace (1823–1913), British naturalist whose fame in the history of evolutionary biology rests primarily upon his ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Wallace developed a theory of natural selection independently of (but at the same time as) Charles Darwin. He wrote ...

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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Alfred Russel Wallace was born in the village of Usk, Monmouthshire (previously and currently Gwent) on 8 January 1823 and ...

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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Alfred Russel Wallace was among the leading English field naturalists of the nineteenth century who also wrote widely on non-scientific ...

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A Dictionary of Scientists

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(1823–1913) British naturalist ... Wallace, who was born at Usk in Wales, received only an elementary schooling before joining an elder brother in the surveying business. In ... ... More

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