The Idea of Race
Robert Bernasconi, Tommy Lee Lott
Hackett Publishing, 2000 - Philosophy - 213 pages
A survey of the historical development of the idea of race, this anthology offers pre-twentieth century theories about the concept of race, classic twentieth century sources reiterating and contesting ideas of race as scientific, and several philosophically relevant essays that discuss the issues presented. A general Introduction gives an overview of the readings. Headnotes introduce each selection. Includes suggested further readings.
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Excellent anthology for those interested in knowing how this ideology developed.
I am an avid reader and learner on the subject, already knew a lot, but I learnt more and ESSENTIAL things in this book.
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An excellent collection of readings on the subject of race. Read full review
The Classification of Races
Johann Friedrich Blumenbach On the Natural Variety
G W F Hegel Anthropology from the
Science and Eugenics
Its Definition Scope and
Ashley Montagu The Concept of Race in the Human