Seventy Years Among Savages

Seventy Years Among Savages

Seventy Years Among Savages - Henry S. Salt
Author
Henry S. Salt
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
George Allen & Unwin, London
Published
1921
Pages
251
Format
Hardback

Summary

Seventy Years Among Savages is a book of reminiscences, criticising English life and customs from the humanitarian point of view. Henry Salt's autobiography in which “The seventy years spent by me among (friendly) savages form the subject of this story, but not, be it noted, seventy years of consciousness that my life was so cast, for during the first part of my residence in the strange land where I was born, the dreadful reality of my surroundings was hardly suspected by me...” The book deals with incidents which had a real significance on his life.

The second edition of this book has never been published.

Content

  • The Argument
  • Where Ignorance Was Bliss
  • Literæ Inhumaniores
  • The Discovery
  • Cannibal's Conscience
  • Glimpses of Civilization
  • The Poet-Pioneer
  • Voices Crying in the Wilderness
  • A League of Humaness
  • Twentieth-Century Tortures
  • Hunnish Sports and Fashions
  • A Faddist's Divisions
  • A Faddist's Diversions
  • Hoof-Marks of the Vandal
  • The Forlorn Hope
  • The Cave-Man Re-Emerges
  • Poety of Death and Love
  • The Talisman
  • Index

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