Gould, Shreeve, Diamond-Posted

Gould, Shreeve, Diamond-Posted - The Geometer of Race...

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The Geometer of Race Carolus Linnaeus – created the original four-race system in 1758 in Systema Naturae Americannus – red, upright, ruled by habit Europaeus – white, muscular, ruled by custom Asiaticus – pale yellow, stiff, ruled by belief Afer – black, relaxed, ruled by caprice
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Linnaeus’ classification system Americannus Europaeus Asiaticus Afer
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The Geometer of Race Johann Friedrich Blumanbach – in 1795 established the most influential of all racial classifications in On the Natural Variety of Mankind ; invented the name Caucasian b/ c Maximal beauty of people from this small region Probability that humans were first created in this area
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The Geometer of Race Blumanbach’s racial classification Caucasian Mongolian Ethiopian American Malay (not included in original taxonomy)
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Blumenbach’s Classification System Caucasian Mongolian Ethiopian American Malay
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The Geometer of Race Convinced of the superficiality of racial variation, Blumenbach defended the mental and moral unity of all peoples. He also campaigned for the abolition of slavery. Used physical beauty as guide to ranking; he
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