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Published: 01 April 2016

320 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199978489

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The Lost White Tribe

Explorers, Scientists, and the Theory that Changed a Continent

Michael F. Robinson

  • An adventure story beginning with the legendary African explorer Henry Stanley and a discovery he reported in the mountains of East Africa in 1876
  • An exploration saga that seeks the roots of the theory that dominated thinking about how and why races existed where they did, starting in Africa but extending world-wide
  • A cautionary tale showing how racial theories ended in catastrophe
  • A sweeping account encompassing several centuries and features a fascinating cast of scientists and explorers--those who sought the source of race from Tibet to Uganda, the North Pole to The American Museum of Natural History