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Savage: Survival, Revenge and the Theory of Evolution By Nick Hazlewood

Savage: Survival, Revenge and the Theory of Evolution
by Nick Hazlewood

This is the story of Jemmy Button, a free man torn from his pacific island hom and brought to Britain. He was taught English, dressed in British clothes and paraded to the British establishment, then ferried back and forth to his homeland as part of a grand experiment retold here.
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Savage: Survival, Revenge and the Theory of Evolution Summary


Savage: Survival, Revenge and the Theory of Evolution by Nick Hazlewood

This is the story of Jemmy Button, a free man torn from his pacific island hom and brought to Britain. He was taught English, dressed in British clothes and paraded to the British establishment, then ferried back and forth to his homeland as part of a grand experiment retold here.

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Savage: Survival, Revenge and the Theory of Evolution Reviews


A gripping tale which breathes flesh and blood into the pre-colonial savages of South America and provides a fascinating insigh tinto the minds of England's well-meaning but deluded missionaries - The Mail on Sunday

It is a wonderful piece of detective work recounted in an open style that allows us to sympathise with an improbable array of people - Evening Standard

Fascinating and indispensable

Nick Hazlewood sensitively tells this extraordinary story within the social and historical context of the time - Financial Times

Nick Hazlewood has written a delightful book ... searching out the historical detail with all the fluency of a novelist' - Independent

About Nick Hazlewood


Nick Hazlewood has a degree in history and in 1994 he left his job with the trade union UNISON to go travelling throughout South and Central America. He is a freelance journalist and writer and lives in North London.

Additional information

GOR001244560
Savage: Survival, Revenge and the Theory of Evolution by Nick Hazlewood
Nick Hazlewood
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2001-01-04
320
0340739126
9780340739129
N/A
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