Chapter 4. Making Progress

  1. Adam Stout

Published Online: 7 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302912.ch4

Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain

Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain

How to Cite

Stout, A. (2009) Making Progress, in Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302912.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155045

Online ISBN: 9781444302912

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Keywords:

  • The Origin of Species, little impact on ‘progress agenda’;
  • concept of ‘Celticism’, being problematic;
  • The Races of Britain;
  • John Beddoe, using ‘Indices of Nigrescence’;
  • Building a Roman Wall

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Progress and the Nineteenth Century

  • Naming the Primitive

  • The Proletarian Primitive

  • Ancient Friendliness