Third Edition: Now updated with world DNA map. Written by an Oxford University professor, this book maps out almost every aspect of the biological differences between different races.
It describes species and races (subspecies); hybrids; and those theories of evolution that allow the various groups of animals to be graded as more or less primitive or advanced.
Drawing on physical and cultural anthropology, palaeontology, prehistoric archaeology, art history, and nineteenth-century accounts of Africans until then secluded from contact with other human groups, this book features sections on Europids; the Jews; the Celts; the Australids; the Sanids (Bushmen); and the Negrids.
In the final part, the author reviews in depth the evidence on heredity and cognitive ability and reaches the measured conclusion that in certain races a greater proportion of people are capable of developing high intelligence than in others.
The last section discusses who some races had achieved civilisation and others have not.
Part 1 The historical background
1 From Neanderthal man to the philosophers of the eighteenth century
2 Blumenbach and his scientific contemporaries
3 From Gobineau to Houston Chamberlain
4 From Kossinna to Hitler
Part 2 The biological background
5 The meaning of ‘species’
6 Hybridity and the species problem
7 The meaning of ‘race’
8 Some taxonomic and evolutionary theories
Part 3 Studies of selected human groups
11 Introduction to Part 3
12 Physical differences between the ethnic taxa of man: Introductory remarks
13 The Europids
14 The Jews
15 The Celts
16 The Australids (Australian aborigines)
17 The Sanids (Bushmen)
18 The Negrids (Negroes). I. Introduction
19 The Negrids. II. Foreign influences on culture
20 The Negrids. III. Indigenous culture
21 The Negrids. IV. Miscellaneous observations
Part 4 Criteria of superiority and inferiority
22 Introduction to Part 4
23 The assessment of cognitive ability
24 The inheritance of cognitive ability
25 Racial differences in cognitive ability
26 Racial differences in achievement. I Introduction
27 Racial differences in achievement. II Civilization
Race and the Science of DNA
Table of Races and subraces