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16 books related to Sir John Franklin you need to read….

After 160 years there are claims that one of Sir John Franklin’s ships has been found by a Canadian team that has been searching since 2008. The original, intensive search for Franklin’s lost expedition involved huge resources and numerous voyages … Continue reading

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Darwin’s Biggest Fan?

If T.H. Huxley was famously ‘Darwin’s Bulldog’ – the pugnacious supporter who wiped the smirk off the face of ‘Soapy Sam’ Wilberforce (son and biographer of William) during the British Association debate in Oxford in 1860 – and J. S. … Continue reading

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