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The Past in the Present : What is Civilization?

Mitchell, Arthur

Published by David Douglas, Edinburgh, 1880
Used Condition Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
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Cloth. Illustrations. Slight chipping to bottom of spine. Page edges are uncut. Ink notations on front end papers. 354 pages. The author's lectures on archeology are reproduced in this book. Contents include: The Spindle and Whorl; The Black Houses and the Beehive Houses of Hebrides; Cave Life - Cairns - Rivlins - The Crusie and Tinder Box; Classification of Antiquities into those of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages; etc. Other lectures include: Can the Brutes be Civilized? What are the steps by which Civilizations are reached? Can Civilization be lost, and is the Savage in a state of Degradation?, etc. Bookseller Inventory # 3399


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Title: The Past in the Present : What is ...

Publisher: David Douglas, Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1880

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

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