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The idea of race / edited, with introductions, by Robert Bernasconi and Tommy L. Lott.

  • Bernasconi, Robert.
[2000], ©2000
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Indianapolis : Hackett Pub. Co., [2000], ©2000.

Physical description

xviii, 213 pages ; 22 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p.213).


A new division of the earth / François Bernier -- Of the different races of men, from The philosophy of history / François-Marie Voltaire -- Of the different human races / Immanuel Kant -- Ideas on the philosophy of the history of humankind / Johann Gottfried von Herder -- On the natural variety of mankind / Johann Friedrich Blumenbach -- Anthropology, from the Encyclopaedia of the philosophical sciences / G.W.F. Hegel -- The inequality of human races / Arthur de Gobineau -- On the races of man, from The descent of man / Charles Darwin -- Eugenics: its definition, scope, and aims / Francis Galton -- Instability of human types / Franz Boas -- The concept of race as applied to social culture / Alain Locke -- The Concept of race in the human species in the light of genetics / Ashley Montagu -- The conservation of races / W.E.B. Du Bois -- The uncompleted argument: Du Bois and the illusion of race / Anthony Appiah -- What is negritude? / Leopold Senghor -- Mestizo identity / Linda Alcoff -- Black cinderella? Race and the public sphere in Brazil / Michael Hancherd -- Racial formation in the United States / Michael Omi, Howard Winant.


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