Joseph Hooker


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United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E

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The figures of Charles Darwin, Joseph Hooker, Thomas Huxley, and Alfred Russell Wallace have long been linked together in the development and acceptance of evolutionary theory.
Hesketh manages to avoid confusion by adopting a biographical approach to the origins of the debate, with chapters dealing with each of the key players, including Darwin, Wilberforce, Huxley, the comparative anatomist Richard Owen, and Darwin's close collaborator Joseph Hooker.
Weaving together the stories of naturalists Charles Darwin, Joseph Hooker, Thomas Huxley, and Alfred Wallace, the author shows how these men's scientific discoveries laid the groundwork for the theory of evolution, and how the support of Hooker, Huxley, and Wallace--the "armada" of the book's title--was essential to Darwin's efforts to persuade the scientific community that the theory of evolution was sound science.
Fellow scientists Joseph Hooker (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Thomas Huxley (Toby Jones) make brief appearances, encouraging Darwin to finish and publish his book.
IMPERIAL NATURE: Joseph Hooker and the Practices of Victorian Science by Jim Endersby.
Brisbane-based Suncorp has said last month that it was talks with Hooker, the grandson of founder Leslie Joseph Hooker.
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Darwin's friend Sir Joseph Hooker, a botanist and explorer who became Director of Kew Gardens, asked Darwin to explain how it was that plants found on the southern tip of South America also grew many miles away on a remote island in the Indian Ocean.
I think Lee's army and not Richmond, is your true objective point," he wrote to Major General Joseph Hooker in June 1863.
Joseph Hooker, but at its center was Army of the Potomac commander Maj.
Highlights include the stories of Joseph Banks and Francis Masson (who accompanied James Cook on his epic voyages), David Douglas (whose explorations in northwestern USA transformed the British forestry industry) and Joseph Hooker (whose discovery of the rhododendron in the Himalaya provoked a veritable horticultural mania in Victorian England).
In the preceding three years, the Army of the Potomac had four commanders--Brigadier General Irvin McDowell and Major Generals George McClellan, Ambrose Burnside, and Joseph Hooker.
Lee and the brash and brilliant Union General Joseph Hooker, who squared off in May, 1863 at the Battle of Chancellorsville.
Then in 1843 a British plant collector, Joseph Hooker, suggested an ambitious scheme for revitalising the island by planting trees and shrubs.
Botanist Joseph Hooker wrote on an expedition in 1841 of "utter insignificance and helplessness" stealing over those who witness the "indescribable" - words echoed by any who venture to the frozen continent.