Darwin and Wallace notebooks in the news

University of Cambridge: The evolution of Darwin’s Origin: Cambridge releases 12,000 papers online

Natural History Museum (UK): Evolution pioneer’s illegible notebook brought back to life

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There have also been a number of recent reviews of John van Wyhe’s Dispelling the Darkness and papers all taking van Wyhe to task regarding details of Wallace’s life and work:

Journal of the History of Biology: Charles Smith, “Alfred Russel Wallace and the Road to Natural Selection, 1844–1858,” a response to John van Wyhe’s article also in the JBH, “A Delicate Adjustment: Wallace and Bates on the Amazon and ‘The Problem of the Origin of Species'”

Current Biology: James T. Costa and George Beccaloni, “Deepening the darkness? Alfred Russel Wallace in the Malay Archipelago”

Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences: Martin Fichman, “Wallace’s travels and theories in the Malay Archipelago”

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