Darwin's rival : Alfred Russel Wallace and the search for evolution / Christiane Dorion ; illustrated by Harry Tennant.

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    • Publication Information:
      First U.S. edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Follow Victorian naturalist and explorer Alfred Russel Wallace on his intrepid journeys across the globe and find out how he developed his own theory of evolution in this beautiful illustrated gift hardback. In 1858, Alfred Russel Wallace's travels in the Amazon Basin and Malay Archipelago led him to discover natural selection independently of Charles Darwin. Darwin's Rival traces Wallace's life from his childhood in the Welsh countryside to his rise to prominence among the scientific community, via dense tropical jungles and perilous journeys -- and shines a light on one of the most important contributors to the theory of evolution.
    • Other Titles:
      Alfred Russel Wallace and the search for evolution.
    • ISBN:
      9781536209327
      1536209325
    • Accession Number:
      on1109436659
      1109436659
    • Accession Number:
      fay.708089
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      DORION, C.; TENNANT, H. Darwin’s rival : Alfred Russel Wallace and the search for evolution. First U.S. edition. [s. l.]: Candlewick Studio, 2020. ISBN 9781536209327. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.708089. Acesso em: 26 set. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Dorion C, Tennant H. Darwin’s Rival : Alfred Russel Wallace and the Search for Evolution. First U.S. edition. Candlewick Studio; 2020. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.708089
    • APA:
      Dorion, C., & Tennant, H. (2020). Darwin’s rival : Alfred Russel Wallace and the search for evolution (First U.S. edition.). Candlewick Studio.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Dorion, Christiane, and Harry Tennant. 2020. Darwin’s Rival : Alfred Russel Wallace and the Search for Evolution. First U.S. edition. Candlewick Studio. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.708089.
    • Harvard:
      Dorion, C. and Tennant, H. (2020) Darwin’s rival : Alfred Russel Wallace and the search for evolution. First U.S. edition. Candlewick Studio. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.708089 (Accessed: 26 September 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Dorion, C & Tennant, H 2020, Darwin’s rival : Alfred Russel Wallace and the search for evolution, First U.S. edition., Candlewick Studio, viewed 26 September 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Dorion, Christiane, and Harry Tennant. Darwin’s Rival : Alfred Russel Wallace and the Search for Evolution. First U.S. edition., Candlewick Studio, 2020. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.708089.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Dorion, Christiane, and Harry Tennant. Darwin’s Rival : Alfred Russel Wallace and the Search for Evolution. First U.S. edition. Candlewick Studio, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.708089.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Dorion C, Tennant H. Darwin’s rival : Alfred Russel Wallace and the search for evolution [Internet]. First U.S. edition. Candlewick Studio; 2020 [cited 2020 Sep 26]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.708089

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2020 April #1

*Starred Review* Inspired by earlier Victorian naturalists' voyages of discovery, 25-year-old Alfred Wallace left England to explore the Amazon rain forest in 1848 and, later, also explored the Malay Archipelago. He had little money and limited formal education, but he was a gifted naturalist who financed his trip by selling specimens of butterflies, birds, and insects to museums and wealthy collectors. Solitary and curious by nature, Wallace enjoyed exploring new places, observing unusual species, and pondering questions that led to theories and a paper, sent to Charles Darwin, laying out the basics of evolution. Darwin, who had been working on the same ideas for 20 years, arranged for Wallace's paper to be presented along with some of his own notes in 1858, both proposing the theory of evolution. Never was a "rivalry" so generous, courteous, or full of mutual respect. This large, wide-format book offers informative text describing Wallace's adventurous life and evocative illustrations depicting his travels. Many well-chosen quotes bring Wallace's lively voice into the narrative. Reminiscent of detailed linocut prints using several coordinated colors, the handsome digital illustrations are equally effective in creating maps, portraits, displays of collected insects, and panoramic scenes of Wallace crossing oceans, deserts, and rain forests. An absorbing introduction to a notable figure in science history. Grades 6-9. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.