Charles Darwin's impressions of New Zealand and Australia, and insights into his illness and his developing ideas on evolution

Hayman, John A.
December 2009
Medical Journal of Australia;12/7/2009, Vol. 191 Issue 11/12, p660
Academic Journal
The article presents a historical review of Charles Darwin's visits to New Zealand and Australia in 1835-1836 with insights into his illness and his developing ideas on evolution. According to the author, Darwin retained an interest in New Zealand and Australia throughout his life. Despite the shortness of his visits, Darwin's experiences in New Zealand and Australia had an impact on his thoughts on evolution and the evolution of man.


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