Arthur de Gobineau

Arthur de Gobineau

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Joseph Arthur Comte 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. De Gobineau is credited as being the father of modern racial demography. Gobineau's father was a government official and staunch royalist, and his mother, Anne-Louise Magdeleine de Gercy, was the daughter of a royal tax official. In the later years of the July Monarchy, Gobineau made his living writing serialized fiction and contributing to reactionary periodicals. He struck up a friendship, and had voluminous correspondence with, Alexis de Tocqueville, who brought him into the foreign ministry while he was foreign minister during the Second Republic. Gobineau was a successful diplomat for the French Second Empire. Initially he was posted to Persia, before working in Brazil and other countriesshow more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134951927
  • 9786134951920