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James Cowles Prichard's Anthropology: Remaking the Science of Man in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain [The Wellcome Institute Series in the History of Medicine; Clio Medica 52]

Augstein, H. F.

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ISBN 10: 9042004142 / ISBN 13: 9789042004146
Published by Rodopi, Amsterdam / Atlanta, GA, 1999
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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. . . . 8vo, hardcover. No dj. Vg condition. Non-circulating ex-lib copy w/ labels very neatly removed from endpaper, cover label removed; contents bright & clean, binding tight. xx, 294 p. Bookseller Inventory # 1081011.61

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Title: James Cowles Prichard's Anthropology: ...

Publisher: Rodopi, Amsterdam / Atlanta, GA

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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The Bristol doctor James Cowles Prichard (1786-1848) has enjoyed a glowing reputation. Late Victorians regarded him as the founder of British anthropology and, in the twentieth century, he has been considered as a precursor of Darwin. Nowadays his name is cited mainly in context of inquiries into the rise of racial theories. Prichard's own theoretical goal was simple: the son of Quaker parents, he attempted to establish that the Bible provided a correct account of the earliest history of humankind; above all it was his aim to prove once and for all the doctrine of monogenesis: the unitary origins of mankind. His views have often been misrepresented, however, and his opposition to racial thinking in particular has been underestimated. This book, the first study dedicated exclusively to Prichard, explores his notions of man's place in nature and puts them in the context of contemporary European learning.

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H. F. Augstein is an editor at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

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