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People/Characters: Robert Chambers

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Charles Darwin: A New Life by John Bowlby
Charles Darwin: The Power of Place by Janet Browne
Darwin's Century: Evolution and the Men Who Discovered It by Loren Eiseley
Darwin's Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution by Rebecca Stott
Darwin, His Daughter, and Human Evolution by Randal Keynes
Darwin: Norton Critical Edition by Philip Appleman
Doh Ray Me, When Ah Wis Wee: Scots Children's Songs and Rhymes by Ewan McVicar
Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson by Jennifer Michael Hecht
Just before Darwin: Robert Chambers and Vestiges by M Millhauser
Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America by Allen C. Guelzo
The Lore of Scotland: A Guide to Scottish Legends by Jennifer Westwood
The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes by Iona Opie
The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution by David Quammen
Scottish Folklore (Chamber Mini Guides) by Isobel E. Williams
True Stories of Law & Order: The Real Crimes behind the Best Episodes of the Hit TV Show by Kevin Dwyer
Wasted: The Preppie Murder by Linda Wolfe

Character description

Robert Chambers FRSE FGS (10 July 1802 – 17 March 1871) was a Scottish publisher, geologist, proto-evolutionary thinker, author and journal editor who, like his elder brother and business partner William Chambers, was highly influential in mid-19th century scientific and political circles.Chambers was an early phrenologist, and was the anonymous author of Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation, which was so controversial that his authorship was not acknowledged until after his death.

Robert Chambers (publisher born 1802) in Wikipedia
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Robert Emmet Chambers, Jr. (born September 25, 1966), nicknamed the "Preppie Killer", is an American who pled guilty to manslaughter in the death of 18-year-old Jennifer Levin. He killed her in New York's Central Park during the early morning hours of August 26, 1986.

Robert Emmet Chambers in Wikipedia

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