Primitive Man

Primitive Man

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"[...]hatchets, the only kind that were then known. It was certainly necessary to see with the eyes of faith in order to discern the traces of man's work. "I," says the Abbeville archaeologist, "had these 'eyes of faith, ' but no one shared them with me." He then made up his mind to seek for help in his labour, and trained workmen to dig in the diluvial beds. Before long he was able to collect, in the quarternary beds at Abbeville, twenty specimens of flint evidently wrought by the hand of man. In 1842, the Geological Society of London received a communication from Mr. Godwin Austen, who had found in Kent's Hole various wrought objects, accompanied by animal remains, which must have remained there since the deluge. In 1844, appeared Lund's observations on the caverns of Brazil. Lund explored as many as 800 caves. In one of them, situated not far from the lake of Semidouro, he found the bones[...].""show more

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  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 395g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507684908
  • 9781507684900

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