Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R. on [24 May 1863]

Hooker, J. D.

Darwin-Hooker Letters

Flora of Cameroons shakes Hooker's faith in ability to explain past or present migrations. Sees need for a major novel explanation such as natural selection, glacial cold, or continental connections. Lyell in a bad way about feud with Falconer. Hooker's opinion of Wallace, Bates, J. E. Gray, Owen, Asa Gray, Lubbock, and Bentham. Bentham's Linnean Society address [see 4118].

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