THIS is the second of Mr. Driberg's three talks on the fascinating science of anthropology the study of man's culture at different stages of development, so many of which coexist side by side in the world of today. This afternoon he will discuss what constitutes, from the anthropological point of view, the organic unity of any society ; how far the common element is to be sought in bodily structure, language, custom, belief, social organization, and so on. We are requested to state that the two illustrations to Mr. Driberg's talks reproduced in the pamphlet on Special TaJks to Secondary Schools (pp. 13 and 14) are the work of Miss Pearl Binder, and are taken from her illustrations to Mr. Driberg's forthcoming book, ' The Peoplo of the Small Arrow.
SCOTT founded the vogue of the historical novel, and Harrison Ainsworth took advantage of it. Without the immense assiduity of research that Scott brought to the business.,and equally. without overloading his novels with introductions, prefaces, and historical notes, as Scott was apt to do, he turned out a number of excellent stories that wore best-sellers in their day, and have still a certain popufarity, particularly 'The Tower of London,' of which Miss Ann Spico will talk this afternoon.
' The Tiddley-Pom ' and other songs, sung by DALE SMITH
' Peter's Bad Day'-the Story of a young
' Pickle,' by Christine Chaundlor.
Recipes, Limericks and Verse about the con. tents of the pickle-jar—illustrated by V. HELY HUTCHINSON
THE boom in motor traffic has resulted in a very heavy increase in road accidents, and it is felt that some concerted effort should be made to provide a thorough scheme for the provision of First Aid. The Joint Council of the Order of St. John and the British Red Cross Society has accordingly prepared such a scheme, which Sir Percival Wilkinson , who is Secretary-General of the Order, will explain to listeners in this talk.
(S.B. from Liverpool) mHE appeal of classical
Greek drama is, at first sight, somewhat incomprehensible to the average man, yet Greek tragedy is the constant reading of a great number of people, and more Greek plays are performed every year. In these talks Professor Campbell, who holds the Chair of Greek at Liverpool University, will explain how classical drama differs from that of our own time, and how it should be approached to enjoy it fully.
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