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Enlightenment anthropology : defining humanity in an era of colonialism / Carl Niekerk.

Author/creator Niekerk, Carl author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2024]
Description257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series The Max Kade Research Institute series : Germans beyond Europe
Max Kade German-American Research Institute series.
Contents Introduction : what is Enlightenment anthropology? -- The emerging anthropological paradigm : Buffon contra Linnaeus -- Ape, man, and the origins of humankind -- Colonialism and the politics of Enlightenment anthropology : De Pauw, Raynal, and Diderot -- Race : an Enlightenment problem -- Culture : herder reads Enlightenment anthropology.
Abstract "Explores the origins of modern anthropology in the European Enlightenment, and how it was intertwined with a complex history of colonialism and racism"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2023052119
ISBN9780271096865 hardcover
ISBN0271096861 hardcover

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