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. ...
General Books LLC
|Country of origin:
James Powell Cocke Southall
||246 x 189 x 14mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!