Janet Owen's Darwin's Apprentice: An Archaeological Biography of John PDF

By Janet Owen

ISBN-10: 1781592667

ISBN-13: 9781781592663

Darwin’s Apprentice is a special booklet telling the tale of a big but frequently forgotten Darwinist, Sir John Lubbock, in the course of the eyes of his archaeological and ethnographic assortment. either guy and assortment have been witness to a unprecedented second within the historical past of technological know-how and archaeology - the emotive medical, spiritual and philosophical debate which was once caused through the book of Darwin’s at the foundation of Species in 1859.

Darwin’s Apprentice seems to be at Lubbock’s serious, but frequently over regarded, position within the Darwinian crusade, together with the ways that Lubbock’s collections formed either his paintings and private lifestyles. Janet Owen writes in an approachable demeanour utilizing a chronological narrative, making it available and informative to either the non-academic and educational reader, together with people with no previous wisdom of John Lubbock

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