New PDF release: Anthropology and Modern Life

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By Franz Boas

The nice anthropologist's vintage treatise on race and tradition. Discusses organic and cultural inheritance, the fallacy of racial, cultural or ethnic superiority, the scientific foundation for human individuality, and lots more and plenty extra. essentially the most influential books of the century, now in a value-priced variation. creation through Ruth Bunzel.

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The types con- stituting breeds are parallel to the family lines that occur in come all human stabilized races, which, however, do not be- on account of the lack of human rigid in- must be breeding. In compared to wild animals, not to selected, domesti- this respect races cated breeds. All these considerations are apparently contradicted by the results of the so-called intelligence tests were originally intended to determine innate tuality. Actually these tests ferences not between racial only and intellec- show considerable between social which individuals groups.

We The Bastaards of South Africa, largely an old mixture of Dutch and Hottentot, and the Chippewa of eastern Canada, de- scendants of French and Indians, the mixed blood of Kisar, one of the islands of the Malay archipelago, descendants of Dutch and Malay, are inbred communities. Accordingly, the family lines are quite similar, while the brothers each family differ strongly among inhabited by a cities, The conditions larger the area more mobile are the families inbred and people, the denser and the the population, the less the sisters in themselves.

In this case the term "racial heredity" loses its meaning. " We may also assume that the population has origi- We have nated through a mixture of distinct types. seen that our concept of types experience. On cal" Swedes is based on subjective account of the preponderance of "typi- we are inclined to consider all those of different type as not belonging to the racial type, as foreign admixtures. in Sweden There is a somewhat distinct t3^e mining districts which were first in the old THE PROBLEM OF RACE worked by Walloons and more than probable is it 29 that the greater darkness of complexion in this region due to the influx of Walloon blood.

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