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Darwin-L Message Log 2:118 (October 1993)

Academic Discussion on the History and Theory of the Historical Sciences

This is one message from the Archives of Darwin-L (1993–1997), a professional discussion group on the history and theory of the historical sciences.

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<2:118>From wis@liverpool.ac.uk  Mon Oct 25 08:50:18 1993

Date: Mon, 25 Oct 93 13:47:59 GMT
To: darwin-l@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu
From: wis@liverpool.ac.uk (Bill Sellers)
Subject: A quick question...

Here's a quick question: who first used the phrase 'caveman' for describing
ancestral human forms? I've always thought that it was probably some 19th
century palaeontologist, but I'd be really interested in any references
anyone can come up with.

Thanks

Bill Sellers

Dept. Human Anatomy, University of Liverpool

Remember, it's never too late to have a happy childhood!

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