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Man's most dangerous myth : the fallacy of race

Author: Montague Francis Ashley-Montagu
Publisher: Walnut Creek : AltaMira Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6. ed., abridged student edView all editions and formats
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This is an abridged student edition which contains the essence of Montagu's argument, its policy implications and his thoughts on contemporary race issues.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Montague Francis Ashley-Montagu
ISBN: 0803946473 9780803946477 0803946481 9780803946484
OCLC Number: 246048939
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 291 - 302.
Description: 302 Seiten
Contents: Part 1 Abridged Student Edition Table of Contents Chapter 2 Foreword to the First Edition Chapter 3 Foreword to the Sixth Edition Chapter 4 Preface to the Sixth Edition Chapter 5 Introduction Chapter 6 1. The Origin of the Concept of Race Chapter 7 2. The Fallaciousness of the Older Anthropological Conception of Race Chapter 8 3. The Genetical Theory of Race Chapter 9 4. The Biological Facts Chapter 10 5. Natural Selection and the Mental Capacities of Humankind Chapter 11 6. The Mythology of Race, or "For Whom the Bell Tolls" Chapter 12 7. Race and Society Chapter 13 8. Biological and Social Factors Chapter 14 9. Psychological Factors Chapter 15 10. Race and Culture Chapter 16 11. Racism and Social Action Chapter 17 12. Intelligence, IQ, and Race Part 18 Unabridged Table of Contents Chapter 19 Foreword to the First Edition Chapter 20 Foreword to the Sixth Edition Chapter 21 Preface to the Sixth Edition Chapter 22 Introduction Chapter 23 1. The Origin of the Concept of Race Chapter 24 2. The Fallaciousness of the Older Anthropological Conception of Race Chapter 25 3. The Genetical Theory of Race Chapter 26 4. The Biological Facts Chapter 27 5. Natural Selection and the Mental Capacities of Humankind Chapter 28 6. The Mythology of Race, or "For Whom the Bell Tolls" Chapter 29 7. Race and Society Chapter 30 8. Biological and Social Factors Chapter 31 9. Psychological Factors Chapter 32 10. The Creative Power of Ethnic Mixture Chapter 33 11. Eugenics, Genetics, and Race Chapter 34 12. Race and Culture Chapter 35 13. Race and War Chapter 36 14. Race and Blood Chapter 37 15. Innate Aggression and Race Chapter 38 16. Myths Relating to the Physical Traits of Blacks Chapter 39 17. Are the Jews a Race? Chapter 40 18. The First Americans Chapter 41 19. The Meaning of Equal Opportunity Chapter 42 20. Race and Democracy Chapter 43 21. Racism and Social Action Chapter 44 22. Sociocultural Behavioral Influences Chapter 45 23. Intelligence, IQ, and Race Chapter 46 Appendix A: Ethnic Group and Race Chapter 47 Appendix B: The Fallacy of the Primitive Chapter 48 Appendix C: The Term Miscegination Chapter 49 Appendix D: Intelligence of Northern Blacks and Southern Whites in the First World War Chapter 50 Bibliography
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