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Antenor Firmin: Haitian pioneer of Anthropology

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Fluehr-Lobban,Carolyn (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
September, 2000
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Blacks, Anthropology, Haiti, Firmin, Antenor (1850-1911)
Notes:
Antenor Firmin (1850-1911) is probably the first scholar of African descent to write a systematic work of anthropology, one that anticipated the eventual scope and breadth of the new science well beyond the narrow, racialist physical anthropology that it critiqued.