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The Recent Origin of Man; As Illustrated by Geology and the Modern Science of Pre-Historic Archaeology (Paperback) Loot Price: R712
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The Recent Origin of Man; As Illustrated by Geology and the Modern Science of Pre-Historic Archaeology (Paperback): James...
The Recent Origin of Man; As Illustrated by Geology and the Modern Science of Pre-Historic Archaeology (Paperback): James...

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The Recent Origin of Man; As Illustrated by Geology and the Modern Science of Pre-Historic Archaeology (Paperback)

James Powell Cocke Southall

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN. The Opinion with regard to the Antiquity of Man now widely disseminated.?The Extreme Views now held among Men of Science.?Sir Charles Lyell finally converted.?The Sources from which the Evidence on the Subject is derived.?The River-Gravels.?The Views of Sir John Lubbock.?M. Boucher de Pertheson the Peat of the Somme Valley. ?The Bone-Caves.?The Megalithic Monuments of Western Europe.?The Lake-Dwellings of Switzerland.?The Danish Kjokken-moddings.?The Mounds and Ruined Cities of America.?Rev. Dunbar Heath on the Shell-Mounds.?Prof. Agassiz on the Lake- Dwellings.?The Peat Bogs of Denmark and Ireland.?Dr. Dowler's Red Indian.?Mr. Horner and the Mud of the Nile.?Prof. Agassiz on the Coral Reefs of Florida. The wave has not fairly reached the masses yet, but it will soon be very generally believed that Science has proved the immense antiquity of man. Nearly all of the scientific men of Europe and The Antiquity of of this country have embraced this opinion, while perhaps Man indorsed by .. ..., t1 i. '-,, scientific men. a decided majority have reached the conclusion of Mr. Darwin and Mr. Huxley that we are descended from apes. These convictions are observable in the works of the leading scientific minds of England, France, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. We need only mention (some of them very recently dead) Sir C. Lyell, Sir J. Lubbock, Mr. Darwin, Mr. Huxley, Dr. Falconer, Mr. Prestwich, Mr. Geikie, Mr. John Evans, Mr. Owen, Mr. Busk, Mr. Flower, M. Lartet, M. de Mortillet, M. Cartailhac, M. de Quatrefages, M. Broca, M. Pruner-Bey, M. Bourgeois, M. Boucher de Perthes, M. Dupont, M. Morlot, Nilsson, Worsaae, Steenstrup, Desor, Vogt, Gas- taldi, Ponzi, Ceselli, Wilson, Agassiz, Cope, Foster, Whitney, etc. ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: James Powell Cocke Southall
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 268
ISBN-13: 978-1-4589-8181-3
Barcode: 9781458981813
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LSN: 1-4589-8181-9

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