History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol 1

History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol 1

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"[...]This number corresponds with that of Noah's sons. Assigning, therefore, the Mongolian race to Japheth, and the Ethiopian to Ham, the Caucasian, the noblest race, will belong to Shem, the third son of Noah, himself descended from Seth, the third son of Adam. That the primary distinctions of the human varieties are but three, has been further maintained by the erudite Prichard; who, while he rejects the nomenclature both of Blumenbach and Cuvier, as implying absolute divisions, arranges the leading varieties of the human skull under three sections, differing from those of Cuvier only by name. That the three sons of Noah who were to 'replenish the earth, ' and on whose progeny very opposite destinies were pronounced, should give birth to different races, is what might reasonably be conjectured; but that the observation of those who do, and of those who do not, believe the Mosaic[...].show more

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  • Paperback | 732 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 37mm | 962g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507675313
  • 9781507675311

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