Darwin's Apprentice

    Darwin's Apprentice

    An Archaeological Biography of John Lubbock

    Janet Owen

    Pen & Sword 2013

    Hardback 192pp Illustrated

    9781781592663   Product Code: 21483

    Since his death in 1913, John Lubbock has faded from public memory, yet this remarkable man - a scientist, banker, politician, social reformer, anthropologist and archaeologist - was one of Darwin's key supporters. This new biography by his great-granddaughter examines his career through his archaeological collection, demonstrating how it shaped both his work and personal life. Accessible and informative, it restores Lubbock to his rightful place as a major figure in a debate that reshaped the way humanity thought of itself.

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