Races and Peoples: Lectures on the Science of Ethnography

Races and Peoples: Lectures on the Science of Ethnography

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Excerpt: ... THE EURAFRICAN RACE) SOUTH MEDITERRANEAN BRANCH. Contents.--The White Race. Synonyms. Properly an African Race; relative areas; purest specimens. Types of the White Race; Libyo-Teutonic type; Cymric type; Celtic type; Euscaric type. Variability of traits. Primal home of the White Race not in Asia, but in Eurafrica. Early migrations and subdivisions. North Mediterranean and South Mediterranean branches. A.--The South Mediterranean Branch. I. The Hamitic Stock. Relation to Semitic. I. The Libyan Group. Location. Peoples included. Physical appearance. The Libyan blondes: languages. Early history; European affiliations; relations to Iberian tribes; the names fieri and Berieri. Government. Migration. The Etruscans as Libyans. Later history; pres ent culture. Syrian Hamiies and their influence. 2. The Egyptian Group. Kinship to Libyans. Physical appearance. The stone age in Egypt. Antiquity of Egyptian culture, lis influence. Physical traits. i 3. The East African Group. Relations to Egypt. II. The Semitic Stock. First entered Arabia from Africa. 1. The Arabian Group. Early divisions and culture. The Arabs. Physical types; mental temperament; religious idealism. 2. The Abys. sinian Group. Tribes included. Period of migration. Condition. 3 The Chaldean Group. Tribes included. The modern Jew. THE leading race in all history has been the White Race. It is proper therefore that it should have our chief attention in the study of the distribution of ( 103 ) WHERE THE WHITES LIVED. IO3 the species. By some writers it is cnlled the Caucasian, by others the Japetic, and by others again the European race--ail inaccurate terms, for the race never originated in the Caucasus, never descended from the mythical Japetus or Japheth, and when first it appeared on the horizon of history, its most extensive ...

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