D. APPLETON & CO.'S PUBLICATIONS.
SIR JOHN LUBBOCK'S (Bart.) WORKS.
"This interesting work—for it is intensely so in its aim, scope, and the ability of its author—treats of what the scientists denominate anthropology, or the natural history of the human species; the complete science of man, body, and soul, including sex, temperament, race, civilization, etc."—Providence Press.
"This is, perhaps, the best summary of evidence now in our possession concerning the general character of prehistoric times. The Bronze Age, The Stone Age, The Tumuli, The Lake Inhabitants of Switzerland, The Shell Mounds, The Cave Man, and The Antiquity of Man, are the titles of the most important chapters."—Dr. C. K. Adams's Manual of Historical Literature.
"This volume contains the record of various experiments made with ants, bees, and wasps during the last ten years, with a view to test their mental condition and powers of sense. The author has carefully watched and marked particular insects, and has had their nests under observation for long periods—one of his ants' nests having been under constant inspection ever since 1874. His observations are made principally upon ants, because they show more power and flexibility of mind; and the value of his studies is that they belong to the department of original research."
The author has here collected some of his recent observations on the senses and intelligence of animals, and especially of insects, and has attempted to give, very briefly, some idea of the organs of sense, commencing in each case with those of man himself.
CONTENTS.—The Duty of Happiness. The Happiness of Duty. A Song of Books. The Choice of Books. The Blessing of Friends. The Value of Time. The Pleasures of Travel. The Pleasures of Home. Science. Education.
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