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Bright Paradise by Raby, Peter
Bright Paradise: Victorian Scientific Travellers
by Raby, Peter
 
Whether looking for the sources of the Nile, the Niger, or the Amazon, penetrating the Australian outback, or searching for the Northwest Passage, the Victorians were intrepid explorers, zealously expanding the limits of science and human knowledge. Peter Raby here provides vivid and unforgettable portraits of larger-than-life personalities like Charles Darwin, Alfred Wallace, and Henry Bates.
 
Published 19971013 by Princeton, Paperback, 304 Pages, ISBN: 9780691048437, ISBN-10: 0691048436, List Price $55.00.

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