Chapter 6. The Diffusion Heresy: Nurture and the Primitive

  1. Adam Stout

Published Online: 7 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302912.ch6

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. (2008) The Diffusion Heresy: Nurture and the Primitive, in Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302912.ch6

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:

  • Diffusion Heresy - Nurture and the Primitive;
  • The Antiquity of Man;
  • ‘War and Human Progress’;
  • Bryce, issuing personal invitation to Elliot Smith;
  • Evolution of the Dragon

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Diffusion Project

  • Nature or Nurture?

  • Shell-Shock and the Nature of War

  • Rivers and Freud

  • Psychology and Archaeology

  • Perry and the Peaceful Primitive

  • The Children of the Sun