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The Victorians and the Prehistoric: Tracks to a Lost World

By: Michael Freeman

310 pages, 27 col illus, 105 b/w illus

Yale University Press

Hardback | Aug 2004 | #148005 | ISBN: 0300103344
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Documents the effects, both energising and unsettling, of Darwin's theories on Victorian society. Rock and fossil collecting crazes emerged, writers and artists discovered new sources of imagery and cathedral-like museums sprang up in cities and towns.

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