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" The Nordics are, all over the world, a race of soldiers, sailors, adventurers, and explorers, but above all, of rulers, organizers, and aristocrats in sharp contrast to the essentially peasant and democratic character of the Alpines. "
The Passing of the Great Race, Or, The Racial Basis of European History - Page 228
by Madison Grant - 1918 - 296 pages
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 61

Edward Livermore Burlingame - 1917
...Mediterranean. In this passage he characterizes each: "The Nordics are, all over the world, a race of soldiers, adventurers, and explorers, but, above all, of rulers,...aristocrats in sharp contrast to the essentially peasant character of the Alpines. Chivalry and knighthood, and their still surviving but greatly impaired counterparts,...
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Bulletin, Volumes 14-15

Geography - 1917
...wherever met with, must be traced back to it. Everywhere it is a race of " soldiers, sailors, adventurers, explorers, but above all, of rulers, organizers and aristocrats," in sharp contrast to the other two subspecies of Europeans. Thus the Alpines are " always and everywhere a race of peasants,...
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Reading Character at Sight

Katherine Melvina Huntsinger Blackford, Arthur Newcomb - Characters and characteristics - 1918
...far as the coast of Spain, and among Europeans this race is preeminently fitted to maritime pursuits. "The Nordics are, all over the world, a race of soldiers,...aristocrats, in sharp contrast to the essentially peasant character of the Alpine. Chivalry and knighthood, and their still surviving but greatly impaired counterparts,...
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Principles of Sociology with Educational Applications

Frederick Redman Clow - Education - 1920 - 436 pages
...seafaring populations of northern Europe are everywhere Nordic as far as the shores of Spain. . . . The Nordics are, all over the world, a race of soldiers,...and democratic character of the Alpines. . . . The mental characteristics of the Mediterranean race are well known, and this race, while inferior in bodily...
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Principles of Sociology with Educational Applications

Frederick Redman Clow - Sociology - 1920 - 436 pages
...seafaring populations of northern Europe are everywhere Nordic as far as the shores of Spain. . . . The Nordics are, all over the world, a race of soldiers,...essentially peasant and democratic character of the Alpines. . . . We teachers see one hope-giving fact. The children of foreign parentage, even of non-Teutonic...
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The Theosophical Quarterly, Volume 14

Theosophy - 1916
...be, and this racial tendency can only be modified with great slowness over enormous periods of time. "The Nordics are, all over the world, a race of soldiers,...aristocrats in sharp contrast to the essentially peasant character of the Alpines. Chivalry and knighthood . . . are peculiarly Nordic traits." The Alpine race...
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Antisemitism in America

Leonard Dinnerstein - Antisemitism - 1994
...thousand years, and have imposed the English speech upon it." The Nordics, were, without question, a race of soldiers, sailors, adventurers, and explorers,...aristocrats in sharp contrast to the essentially peasant character of the Alpines. Unfortunately, Grant believed, people of inferior breeding were now overrunning...
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International Handbook of Personality and Intelligence

Donald H. Saklofske, Moshe Zeidner - Psychology - 1995 - 776 pages
...statements by the well-known racist Madison Grant regarding the superiority of the "Nordic race ... a race of soldiers, sailors, adventurers, and explorers,...above all of rulers, organizers, and aristocrats. . . . Chivalry and knighthood ... are peculiarly Nordic traits, and feudalism, class distinctions,...
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The Science and Politics of Racial Research

William H. Tucker - Political Science - 1996 - 371 pages
...within the ranks of the former only the Nordic was, as Grant called him, "the white man par excellence": "The Nordics are, all over the world, a race of soldiers,...above all, of rulers, organizers, and aristocrats. . . . The Nordic race is domineering, individualistic, self-reliant, and jealous of their personal...
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Discontented America: The United States in the 1920s

David J. Goldberg - History - 1999 - 210 pages
...tripartite division of European races made the deepest impression on the popular mind. To the Nordics, a "race of soldiers, sailors, adventurers and explorers...above all, of rulers, organizers and aristocrats," he ascribed superior qualities, although he cautioned that the race would degenerate if it lived outside...
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