Victorians and the Prehistoric: Tracks to a Lost World
Yale University Press, 2004 - History - 310 pages
DEGREESTVictorians and the Prehistoric
DEGREESAby Michael Freeman DEGREESDAs the Victorians excavated the earth to create canals and railways in the early part of the nineteenth century, geological discoveries brought to light new narratives of the prehistoric, ideas that resounded in British society, art, and literature of the period. This engaging and generously illustrated book explores the Victorian fascination with all things prehistoric.