Clark, J.F.M. (1998) John Lubbock and mental evolution. Endeavour, 22 (2). pp. 44-47. ISSN 0160-9327.
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Best remembered as author of the Bank Holidays Act (1871) and as a darwinian anthropologist and archaeologist, John Lubbock, first Baron Avebury (1834-1913), based a considerable portion of his intellectual career upon the study of social insects. Specifically, he sought to delineate the evolutionary mental continuum between human beings and other non-human animals. This scientific pursuit led him to 'tame' a wasp, to construct unique artificial ants' nests, and to teach a dog to 'read'.
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