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Pre-historic times by Sir John Lubbock

Pre-historic times

by Sir John Lubbock

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The first appearance of man in Europe dates from a period so remote that neither history nor tradition can throw any light on his origin, or mode of life.
The geologist reckons not by days or by years; the whole six thousand years, which were until lately looked on as the sum of the world's existence, are to him but one unit of measurement in the long succession of past ages.
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"Pre-historic Times" by John Lubbock is one of the most influential texts on archeology of the 19th century.It contains an introduction to pre-historic archeology, discussions of the use of bronze and stone, the megalithic monuments, ancient lake-habitations, Danish shell-mounds, North American archeology, quaternary mammalia, and the antiquity of man, as well as reports of "modern savages". It includes over 200 ink illustrations.The full text and illustrations of "Pre-historic Times" are available from Google Book Search.
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