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Erasmus Darwin, At the Heart of the Lichfield Enlightenment

Dr Erasmus Darwin was at the heart of Lichfield’s rise as a centre of Enlightenment thought. Dr Malcolm Dick and Desmond King-Hele discuss the influence of Darwin’s philosophical and literary work on Lichfield society and the wider world.



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