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|Named Person:||John Lubbock, Sir; John Lubbock, Sir|
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|Description:||230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Contents: Introduction: a man of universal mind. Part I Darwin's Apprentice, 1834-60: A large insect under a glass; A tendency to progression; The war of science and religion. Part II Man of Stone, 1861-69: The three ages; Prehistoric times; A steady progress. Part III Saint Lubbock's Days, 1870-85: A holiday by Act of Parliament!; Opposition benches; The embrace of Empire; Weep not for death; Remarriage. Part IV A Noble and Glorious Unity, 1886-1913: The parting of ways; The duty of happiness; The politest reactionary; 'Shoulder to shoulder with the gallant men of Ulster'; The sins of Saint Lubbock; A League of International Peace and Goodwill. Bibliography; Index.|
|Series Title:||Science, technology, and culture, 1700-1945.|
'I can't think of a comparable figure in our own day and highly recommend this book as an insight into Lubbock's life and times.' Scientific and Medical Network Review 'It is a pleasure to read and I