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Robert Chambers
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Robert Chambers
Lahir 10 Juli 1802
Peebles, Peeblesshire, Skotlandia
Meninggal 17 Maret 1871
St Andrews, Fife, Skotlandia
Makam St Regulus Chapel, St Andrews
Pekerjaan Co-founder and partner, W & R Chambers, Penerbit, Edinburgh
Kewarganegaraan Skotlandia
Pendidikan The High School, Edinburgh
Karya terkenal Traditions of Edinburgh (1824)
The Picture of Scotland (1827)
Histories of the Rebellions in Scotland
Vestiges of Creation (1844)
Ancient Sea-margins (1848)
Pasangan Dua kali menikah
Anak Putra: Robert Chambers (1832-88)
Kerabat Ibu: Jean Gibson
saudara laki-laki: William Chambers (1800-83)
Cucu: Violet Tweedale

Robert Chambers (10 Juli 1802 – 17 Maret 1871) adalah seorang penerbit, geolog, pemikir evolusi, penulis dan penyunting jurnal Skotlandia yang (seperti saudara tertua-nya dan partner bisnis-nya William Chambers) memiliki pengaruh tinggi pada pertengahan abad ke-19 dalam lingkaran ilmu pengetahuan dan politik.

Pernikahan[sunting | sunting sumber]

Pada tanggal 7 Desember 1829 Robert menikahi Anne Kirkwood, anak tunggal dari John Kirkwood.

Karya[sunting | sunting sumber]

Tulisan[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • The Kaleidoscope, or Edinburgh Literary Amusement. October, 1821-January, 1822.
  • Illustrations of the Author of Waverley. 1822.
  • Traditions of Edinburgh. 1824.
  • Notices of the Most Remarkable Fires with have Occurred in Edinburgh. 1825.
  • Walks in Edinburgh. 1825.
  • Popular Rhymes of Scotland. 1826.
  • Picture of Scotland. 1827.
  • History of the Rebellion of 1745. 1828.
  • Scottish Ballads. 1829.
  • Scottish Songs. 1829.
  • The Picture of Stirling. 1830.
  • Life of King James I. 1830.
  • Gazetteer of Scotland (dengan William Chambers). 1832.
  • Scottish Jests and Anecdotes. 1832.
  • Life of Sir Walter Scott. 1832.
  • History of Scotland. 1832.
  • Reekiana, or Minor Antiquities of Edinburgh. 1833.
  • Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen. 1833–1835.
  • Life and Works of Burns (berdasarkan pada edisi Currie). 1834.
  • Jacobite Memoirs of the Rebellion. 1834.
  • History of the English Language and Literature. 1835.
  • Poems. 1835.
  • The Land of Burns (dengan Profesor John Wilson). 1840.
  • Cyclopaedia of English Literature (dengan Robert Carruthers). 1840.
  • History of the Rebellion of 1745. 1840.
  • Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation (penerbitan secara anonim). 1844.
  • Twelve Romantic Scottish Ballads. 1844.
  • Explanations: A Sequal (published anonymously). 1845.
  • Select Writings of Robert Chambers, in seven volumes. 1847.
  • Ancient Sea Margins. 1848.
  • Tracings of the North of Europe. 1851.
  • Life and Works of Robert Burns. 1851.
  • Tracings of Iceland and the Faroe Islands. 1856.
  • Domestic Annals of Scotland. 1859–1861.
  • Sketch of the History of Edinburgh Theatre Royal. 1859.
  • Memoirs of a Banking House, by Sir William Forbes (ed. R. Chambers). 1859.
  • Edinburgh Papers. 1861.
  • Songs of Scotland Prior to Burns. 1862.
  • Preface to Daniel Dunglas Home: Incidents in My Life, serial pertama. 1863.
  • The Book of Days. 1864.
  • Life of Smollett. 1867.
  • The Threiplands of Fingask. 1880.

Manuskrip yang tidak dipublikasikan[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Life and Preachings of Jesus Christ, from the Evangelists.
  • A Catechism for the Young.
  • Private Prayers and Meditations.
  • Antiquarian Papers.
  • Several papers on spiritualism.

Suntingan dan Kontribusi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Chambers's Edinburgh Journal. 1832 ff.
  • Chambers's Information for the People. 1833–1835.
  • Chambers's Educational Course. 1835 ff.

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