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Creator:
Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819.
Title:
An essay on the causes of the variety of complexion and figure in the human species. To which are added, Strictures on Lord Kames's discourse on the original diversity of mankind. By the Rev. Samuel Stanhope Smith ...
Edition:
A new ed. With some additional notes, by a gentleman of the University of Edinburgh.
Published/Created:
Philadelphia printed, and Edinburgh reprinted, for C. Elliot, Edinburgh; [etc., etc.] M,DCC,LXXXVIII.
Physical Description:
viii, [9]-217 p. 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GN353 S6 1788
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"The substance of the ... essay was delivered in the annual oration, before the Philosophical society in Philadelphia, February 28, 1787.--And the whole is published at the request of the society."
Subject Terms:
Anthropology -- Miscellanea.
Human skin color.
Kames, Henry Home, Lord, 1696-1782. Sketches of the history of man.
Monogenism and polygenism.
Contributors:
American Philosophical Society.
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