- Slavery, a 'scandal to Christian nations' : Charles Darwin, Augustus Earle and the compass of morality / Sarah Thomas -- Rio to Valparaiso : Conrad Martens and the Beagle / Elizabeth Ellis -- Syms Covington : a character from the margins / Roger McDonald -- From molluscs to monkeys : Darwin and early Australian biology / Danielle Clode -- Baldwin Spencer : evolution and Melbourne University / John Mulvaney -- Garden islands : the botanic garden and Darwinian thought in colonial Australia / Richard Aitken -- Tom Roberts' portait of Charlie Turner and Darwin's expression of the emotions in man and animals / Jeanette Hoorn -- A gorilla for Melbourne / Ted Gott -- Scientific pursuits, colonial contexts : the works of Louisa Anne Meredith / Amelia Scurry -- Gender, royalty and sexuality in Gould's Birds of Australia / Jonathan Smith -- Wolseley's lines / Alex Taylor -- Is evolution over? Art and the post-Darwinian body / Barbara Creed.
- 9780522856842 (pbk)
- Accompanies an exhibition, "Darwin's cornucopia : Charles Darwin in Australia", at The Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne, August 14 -November 1 2009.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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