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

By Janet Owen

Darwin’s Apprentice is a special ebook telling the tale of a massive but usually forgotten Darwinist, Sir John Lubbock, throughout the eyes of his archaeological and ethnographic assortment. either guy and assortment have been witness to a rare second within the historical past of technology and archaeology - the emotive medical, spiritual and philosophical debate which used to be caused via the ebook of Darwin’s at the beginning of Species in 1859.

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

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