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CHARLOT'S CORNER; Shedding New Light on Another Forgotten Haitian Pioneer

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Lucien,Charlot (Author)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
2004-02-29
Published:
Dorchester, MA
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, History, Blacks, Anthropology, Haiti, Culture
Notes:
On Saturday, February 24, at Artisan's World Art Gallery in Cambridge, Professor Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban of the University of Rhode Island, presented on Haitian anthropologist Anténor [Firmin]'s book, De l'Egalité des Races Humaines (Anthropologie positive) (Paris, Librairie Cotillon, 1885), a powerful refutation of the work of prominent 19th century French anthropologist Arthur de Gobineau, who had argued the "natural" inferiority of the black race in the The Inequality of Human Race.