Cambridge University Press and the Darwin Correspondence Project
For more than 30 years, Cambridge University Press has had a continuous publishing relationship with the Darwin Correspondence Project. The project, which is jointly managed by the American Council of Learned Societies and the University of Cambridge, is dedicated to publishing the letters of one of the world’s most important scientists, Charles Darwin.
Cambridge University Press is honoured to work with the editorial team of the Darwin Correspondence Project on the publication of The Correspondence of Charles Darwin and other related projects. Learn more about the Darwin Correspondence Project and their most recent activities here http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/.
Charles Darwin Timeline
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Quiz: How well do you know the life of Charles Darwin?
Alison Pearn, the Associate Director of the Darwin Correspondence Project,
gives a talk called "Darwin in Public and Private." This lecture was filmed
at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education on July 2nd,
2015, as part of the Madingley Lecture series.
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Emma Darwin and women’s higher education
In 1888, Emma Darwin wrote to her daughter Henrietta, ‘Now I must write and decline subscribing to the Shaen memorial at Bedford College, but the fact is that I do not care for the higher education of women, though I ought to do so.’ (Later sh…
Darwin and Women: the story of Amy and Elizabeth
Darwin’s second surviving daughter, Elizabeth, has much less of a public persona than her sister Henrietta, or even the much loved Annie, who died at the age of 10. She may have had some developmental problems as a child, but her later letters sugge…