Wallace and the Sarawak Law – Borneo Post Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In Borneo


Wallace and the Sarawak Law – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In Borneo.

“A measure of Wallace’s modesty and self-deprecation is best demonstrated by the fact that he dedicated his book ‘The Malay Archipelago – The Land of the Orang-utan and the Bird of Paradise’ to Charles Darwin, “not only as a token of personal esteem and friendship but also to express my deep admiration for his genius and his works”. This was remarkable as Darwin published his ‘Origin of the Species’ after Wallace’s ‘Sarawak Law’ had been published!”

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