Race and the Enlightenment A Reader

ISBN-10: 0631201378

ISBN-13: 9780631201373

Edition: 1997

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Description: In Elightenment thought reason and civilisation became associated with white people, while unreason and savagery were located among black people. This controversial volume collects the most important writings on race from this period.

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Book details

List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/18/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The God-given Order of Nature
Carl von Linne, Homo in The System of Nature
The Geographical and Cultural Distribution of Mankind
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, A Natural History, General and Particular
"Negroes...naturally inferior to the whites"
David Hume, "Of the Populousness of Ancient Nations"
"Of National Characters"
James Beattie, A Response to Hume
"This fellow was quite black...a clear proof that what he said was stupid"
Immanuel Kant, "On the Different Races of Man"
"On National Characteristics"
Physical Geography
The Kant-Herder Controversy
Immanuel Kant, Review of Herder's Ideas on the Philosophy of the History of Mankind
Johann Gottfried Herder, "Organization of the Peoples of Africa"
The Degeneration of Races
Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, "Degeneration of the Species"
Entries in the Encyclopedie and the Encyclopaedia Britannica
"Negre," from the Encyclopedie
"Negro," from Encyclopaedia Britannica
"The difference is fixed in nature"
Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia
"The race from which we are descended has been called Caucasian...the handsomest on earth"
Georges Leopold Cuvier, "Varieties of the Human Species"
Race, History, and Imperialism
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, "Geographical Basis of World History"
"Colonialism in the Internal Logic of Capitalist Modernity"
Index
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