The Popular Science Monthly, Vol. 16

The Popular Science Monthly, Vol. 16 : November, 1879, to April, 1880 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Popular Science Monthly, Vol. 16: November, 1879, to April, 1880 Looking back four thousand to five thousand years, what is the appearance of mankind as disclosed to as by the Egyptian monuments and inscriptions Several of the best-marked races of man were al ready in existence, including the brown Egyptian himself, the dark white Semitic man of Assyria or Palestine, the Central African of two varieties, which travelers still find as distinct as ever, namely, the black or negro proper, and the copper-colored negroid, like the Bongo or Nyam-nyam of our own time. Indeed, the evidence accessible as to ancient races of man goes to prove that the causes which brought about their difierences in types of skull, hair, skin, and constitution, did their chief work in times before history began. Since then the races which had become adapted to their geographical regions may. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 682 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 46mm | 1,193g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243249578
  • 9780243249572