The Equality of the Human Races (Positivist Anthropology) (Garland Reference Library of Social Science) by Antenor Firmin

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Subjects:

  • Black studies,
  • Ethnography,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ethnology And Ethnography,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Race,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Modern - 19th Century,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • General,
  • Race relations

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8048039M
ISBN 100815331916
ISBN 109780815331919

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This is the first paperback edition of the only English-language translation of the Haitian scholar Anténor Firmin's The Equality of the Human Races, a foundational text in critical anthropology first published in when anthropology was just emerging as a specialized field of study.

Marginalized for its "radical" position that the human races were equal, Firmin's lucid and persuasive 5/5(6).

The Equality of the Human Races Positivist Anthropology. This is the first paperback edition of the only English-language translation of the Haitian scholar Anténor Firmin's The Equality of the Human Races, a foundational text in critical anthropology first published in when anthropology was just emerging as a specialized field of study.

Antenor Firmin's "Equality of Human Races" is a pioneering work of early anthropology written in French by a Haitian who is probably anthropology's first scholar of African descent.

Firmin published "De l' galit des Races Humaines " in Paris in twenty years after the 'Father of Racism, ' Count Arthur de Gobineau, published "Essai sur l'in /5. Firmin's multilingual facility enabled him to marshal evidence for the equality of the human races and, in particular, for the equality of the Black race, from a multitude of sources both contemporary and ancient, giving his arguments a formidable quality that few could (or did) match.

One notable quality of this book is Firmin's humor.5/5(3). Antenor Firmin's "Equality of Human Races" is a pioneering work of early anthropology written in French by a Haitian who is probably anthropology's first scholar of African descent. Firmin published "De l' galit des Races Humaines " in Paris in twenty years after the 'Father of Racism, ' Count Arthur de Gobineau, published "Essai sur l'in galiti des Races Humaines.".

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Joseph Arthur de Gobineau was a French aristocrat, novelist and man of letters who became famous for developing the racialist theory of the Aryan master race in his book "An Essay on the Inequality of the Human Races" Gobineau went to a French diplomatic school and became a diplomat in the USA, Norway, Brazil and Persia.3/5.

P aru in in Paris, this work is a plea in favor of the black race, a response to the test of the inequality of the human races of Joseph Arthur de Gobineau. Anténor Firmin wanted to combat Gobineau's racist theses with this combat book which brings great scientific rigor to the Pan-African movement.

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Marginalized for its ""radical"" position that the human races were equal, Firmin's lucid and persuasive 5/5(2). The inequality of human races Item Preview remove-circle "This dedication and the following preface apply to the whole work, of which the present volume contains the first book."--Footnote to "From the author's dedication ()", p.

xi Includes bibliographical references and index Addeddate BookplateleafPages: The equality of the human races. [Joseph-Anténor Firmin; Asselin Charles; Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban] ranking of the human races --Comparison of the human races based on their physical constitution --Métissage and equality of the races --Egypt and civilization --The Hindus and the Arya --General perfectibility of the human races --Intellectual.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. This is the first paperback edition of the only English-language translation of the Haitian scholar Antnor Firmin's The Equality of the Human Races, a foundational text in critical anthropology first published in when anthropology was just emerging as a specialized field of study.

In race: Gobineau’s Essay on the Inequality of Human Races. The most important promoter of racial ideology in Europe during the midth century was Joseph-Arthur, comte de Gobineau, who had an almost incalculable effect on late 19th-century social theory.

Book Description. This is the first paperback edition of the only English-language translation of the Haitian scholar Anténor Firmin's The Equality of the Human Races, a foundational text in critical anthropology first published in when anthropology was just emerging as a specialized field of study/5(12).

Antenor Firmin's "Equality of Human Races" is a pioneering work of early anthropology written in French by a Haitian who is probably anthropology's first scholar of African descent. Firmin published "De l'Egalite des Races Humaines" in paris in20 years after the "Father of Racism", Count Arthur de Gobineau, published "Essai sur l /5(12).

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Amazon Price New from /5(11). Additional Physical Format: Print version: Gobineau, Arthur, comte de, Inequality of human races. London: William Heinemann, (OCoLC) Joseph Auguste Anténor Firmin (18 October – 19 September ), better known as simply Anténor Firmin, was a Haitian anthropologist, journalist, and is best known for his book De l'égalité des races humaines (English: On the Equality of Human Races), which was published as a rebuttal to French writer Count Arthur de Gobineau's work Essai sur l'inégalité des races Born: Joseph Auguste Anténor Firmin, 18 October.

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