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Andrew Pattison - The Darwins of Shrewsbury - 9780752448671 - V9780752448671
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The Darwins of Shrewsbury

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Description for The Darwins of Shrewsbury Paperback. Many people have written biographies of Charles Darwin, but the story of his family and roots in Shrewsbury is little known. Suitable for those wanting to discover more about the development of Shrewsbury's most famous son, this book contains original research, which intends to fill that gap. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMP; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 165 x 9. Weight in Grams: 306.

Many people have written biographies of Charles Darwin, but the story of his family and roots in Shrewsbury is little known. This book, containing original research, fills that gap. The key player is Charles' father, Dr Robert Darwin, a larger-than-life character whose financial acumen enabled Charles to spend his whole life on research unencumbered by money worries. Through Susannah, Charles' mother, we are introduced to the Wedgwood family, whose history was so closely interwoven with the Darwins. The stories of Charles' five siblings are detailed, and there is a wealth of local material, such as information on Shrewsbury School and ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752448671
SKU
V9780752448671
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