An Essay on the Causes of the Variety of Complexion and Figure in the Human Species: To which are Added, Animadversions on Certain Remarks Made on the First Edition of this Essay, by Mr. Charles White, in a Series of Discourses Delivered Before the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester in England. Also, Strictures on Lord Kaims' [sic] Discourse on the Original Diversity of Mankind. And an Appendix ...
J. Simpson and Company; [etc., etc.] L. Deare, printer, 1810 - Anthropology - 411 pages
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