Title page of "Types of Mankind."

Title

Title page of "Types of Mankind."

Subject

Ethnology.
Mongenism and polygenism.
Mummies.
Craniometry.

Description

19th century ethnological study of monogenism and polygenism. To this date, this book has been castigated as being one of the most racist books ever published

Creator

Nott, Josiah Clark, 1804-1873.

Source

Types of mankind, or, Ethnological researches, based upon the ancient monuments, paintings, sculptures, and crania of races, and upon their natural, geographical, philosophical, and Biblical history ...

Publisher

Philadelphia
Lippincott Grambo & Co.

Date

1854

Rights

Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society.

Identifier

55011

Files

TOM title.JPG
Date Added
February 12, 2016
Collection
Mummies
Citation
Nott, Josiah Clark, 1804-1873., “Title page of "Types of Mankind.",” Early American Mummymania, accessed May 23, 2024, https://mummymania.omeka.net/items/show/28.