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Grégoire, Henri

Works: 4 works in 4 publications in 1 language and 7 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PQ3940, 325.26
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Henri Grégoire
Hellenica et Byzantina : quatre notes dédiées à l'Institut d'études byzantines de l'Académie serbe des sciences by Henri Grégoire( )

1 edition published in 1952 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motion en faveur des Juifs, par M. Grégoire, Curé d'Embermenil by Henri Grégoire( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

De la littérature des Nègres, ou, Recherches sur leurs facultés intellectuelles, leurs qualités morales et leur littérature : suivies de notices sur la vie et les ouvrages des Nègres qui se sont distingués dans les sciences, les lettres et les arts by Henri Grégoire( )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in French in 1808 and translated into English two years later under the title An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties and Literature of Negroes, this book was a touchstone for nineteenth-century abolitionists in England and the United States. Written by Abbe Henri Gregoire (1750-1831) as a refutation of the scientific racism apparent in Thomas Jefferson's "Notes on the State of Virginia," it argued vigorously against assumptions of black inferiority and in favor of the humanity, equality, and cultural achievements of people of African heritage. His treatise summarized most of the available written thought on race up to that time. A leading activist in the French Revolution, Gregoire reflected in his arguments the spirit of "liberte, egalite, and fraternite," and anticipated twentieth-century race inquiry and theory
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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.98 (from 0.70 for De la litt ... to 0.98 for Hellenica ...)

French (2)