Madison Grant The Passing of the Great Race

ISBN 13: 9780956183552

The Passing of the Great Race

3.42 avg rating
( 71 ratings by Goodreads )
9780956183552: The Passing of the Great Race
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

The Passing of the Great Race is one of the most prominent racially oriented books of all times, written by the most influencial American conservationist that ever lived. Historically, topically, and geographically, Grant’s magnum opus covers a vast amount of ground, broadly tracing the racial basis of European history, emphasing the need to preserve the northern European type and generally improve the White race. Grant was, logically, a proponent of eugenics, and along with Lothrop Stoddard was probably the single most influential creator of the national mood that made possible the immigration control measures of 1924. The Passing of the Great Race remains one of the foremost classic texts of its kind.

This new edition supercedes all others in many respects. Firstly, it comes with a number of enhancements that will be found in no other edition, including: an introductory essay by Jared Taylor (American Renaissance), which puts Grant’s text into context from our present-day perspective; a full complement of editorial footnotes, which correct and update Grant’s original narration; an expanded index; a reformated bibliography, following modern conventions of style and meeting today’s more demanding data requirements. And, secondly, great care has been placed on producing an æsthetically appealing volume, graphically and typographically, as befits a volume that ultimately argues for quality rather than equality.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Madison Grant (1865–1937) was an American lawyer known primarily for his work as a eugenicist and conservationist. Grant played an active role in crafting strong immigration restriction and anti-miscegenation laws in the United States. He served as the vice president of the Immigration Restriction League from 1922 to his death. Acting as an expert on world racial data, Grant also provided statistics for the Immigration Act of 1924 to set the quotas on immigrants from certain European countries. As a conservationist, Grant was credited with the saving of many different species of animals, founding many different environmental and philanthropic organizations and developing much of the discipline of wildlife management.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:

Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781389865824: The Passing of the Great Race

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1389865827 ISBN 13:  9781389865824
Publisher: Blurb, 2017

9781471022937: The Passing of the Great Race, 2011

9781389752902: The Passing of the Great Race

Blurb, 2017

9781979516570: The Passing of the Great Race

Create..., 2017

9781113863850: The passing of the great race; or, The racial basis of European history

Biblio..., 2009