On Human Diversity: Nationalism, Racism, and Exoticism in French Thought,

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How can we think about peoples and cultures unlike our own? In the early modern period, the fact of human diversity presented Europeans with little cause for anxiety: they simply assumed the superiority of the West. During the eighteenth century this view was gradually abandoned, as thinkers argued that other peoples possessed reason and ... Read More

On Human Diversity: Nationalism, Racism, and Exoticism in French Thought, 1998, Harvard University Press

ISBN-13: 9780674634398

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