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Darwin Illness

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Some Australian Observations …

Some Australian Observations
upon the Prolonged Illness
of
Charles Darwin

A delightful piece of prose in a style CP Snow may have appreciated which asks the question 'would Darwin have chucked a sickie?'

Presented at the RiAus to a re-launch of the South Australian chapter of the Australian Science Communicators association by Dr Rob Morrison.

Yes, that Rob Morrison of the Curiosity Show.

(c)2009 Rob Morison - used with permission.

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  • 1. Some Australian Observations
    upon the Prolonged Illness
    of
    Charles Darwin
    Dr Rob Morrison
  • 2. CP Snow: The Two Cultures; 1959
  • 3. Ships
  • 4. Early Surgeons
  • 5. The Fatal Shore
  • 6. Charles
    Boy
    Young Man
    Robert, Father
    Erasmus, Grandfather
    Parents, Robert & Susannah
  • 7. Captain Fitzroy, Beagle
  • 8. Darwin in Australia
  • 9. Early Sydney
  • 10. Convict Chain Gangs
  • 11. HMS Beagle
  • 12.
  • 13. Down House
  • 14. Life and Work at Down House
  • 15. Darwin
    at Down
  • 16. Alfred Russell Wallace
  • 17. Some influential friends
    Lyell
    Hooker
    Huxley
  • 18. On the Origin of Species; Nov 24 1859
  • 19. Alfred Russell Wallace Charles Robert Darwin
  • 20. Charles Robert Darwin, 1809-1882