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Robert Chambers

Robert Chambers
Robert Chambers FRSE FGS LLD (/ˈtʃeɪmbərz/; 10 July 1802 – 17 March 1871) was a Scottish publisher, geologist, 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.

Robert Brown

Robert Brown Portrait by Henry William Pickersgill
Robert Brown FRSE FRS FLS MWS (21 December 1773 – 10 June 1858) was a Scottish botanist and paleobotanist who made important contributions to botany largely through his pioneering use of the microscope.

Raymond S. Bradley

Raymond S. Bradley
My interests are in climate variability across a wide range of time scales. I'm particularly interested in how present day climate differs from climates in the past, and what may have caused climates to change.

David J. Bellamy

David J. Bellamy
David James Bellamy was an English botanist, television presenter, author and environmental campaigner.

Edward Gibbon

Portrait, oil on canvas, of Edward Gibbon by Sir Joshua Reynolds
Edward Gibbon was an English historian, writer and Member of Parliament. His most important work, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, was published in six volumes between 1776 and 1788 and is known for the quality and irony of its prose, its use of primary sources, and its polemical criticism of organized religion.

Arnold J. Toynbee

Arnold J. Toynbee
Arnold Toynbee, (born April 14, 1889, London—died Oct. 22, 1975, York, North Yorkshire, Eng.), English historian whose 12-volume A Study of History (1934–61) put forward a philosophy of history, based on an analysis of the cyclical development and decline of civilizations, that provoked much discussion.

David Hume

David Hume
David Hume was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism.

Ian Graham

Ian Graham
Ian James Alastair Graham was a British Mayanist whose explorations of Maya ruins in the jungles of Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize helped establish the Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions published by the Peabody Museum of Harvard University.

William Gell

William Gell
Sir William Gell was an English classical archaeologist and illustrator.

John Garstang

John Garstang
John Garstang (5 May 1876 – 12 September 1956) was a British archaeologist of the ancient Near East, especially Anatolia and the southern Levant.