Gobineau

Gobineau - Gobineau French aristocrat, appaulled at the new...

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Gobineau – French aristocrat, appaulled at the new democratic age, European aristocracy was a pure Germanic race, and because of their pureness and superiority they had conquered the roman empire, their superiority was due to the fact that they had kept themselves racially pure. Race mixing threatened the West – Imperialism – Europe enjoys unchallenged supremacy in trading, conquering, expansion and building of empires. Much of the rest of the world is divided among European powers. If racism is already color coded it takes on a hierarchy of value – if the white person can conquer other colors doesn’t that denote that the white color is superior. Value of hierarchy – color coded racism is assigned value, the inherent superiority of white ppl, this is the way nature works, inferior ppl give way to superior ppl (survival of the fittest) o Jews become semites – not white like the rest of the European population, their racial (replaced religious and culture) origins are different
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course HIST 262 taught by Professor Browning during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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