Race and the Crisis of Humanism

Race and the Crisis of Humanism

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The idea that humankind constituted a unity, albeit at different stages of 'development', was in the 19th century challenged with a new way of thinking. The 'savagery' of certain races was no longer regarded as a stage in their progress towards 'civilisation', but as their permanent state. What caused this shift?

In Kay Anderson's provocative new account, she argues that British colonial encounters in Australia from the late 1700s with the apparently unimproved condition… (more)

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Publisher: Routledge (December 06, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 3.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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