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The Enlightenment of Terms of Race, Nation, and Tribe
Reading, "From 'Nation' to 'Race': The Origin of Racial Classification in Eighteenth-Century Thought" by Nicholas Hudson will show his thesis to state, "I will focus on one central and revealing development in the history of racial classification-the ...
# 137865 | 1,250 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Ethnic Studies (General) , Linguistics (General) , Sociology (Multiculturalism)


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Reading, "From 'Nation' to 'Race': The Origin of Racial Classification in Eighteenth-Century Thought" by Nicholas Hudson will show his thesis to state, "I will focus on one central and revealing development in the history of racial classification-the changing meaning of the term 'race' along with the associated terms 'nation' and 'tribe' from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment" (Hudson 6). Hudson shows how the terms race, nation, and tribe changed after the 18th Century.

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The Enlightenment of Terms of Race, Nation, and Tribe "Certainly, by the mid nineteenth century, `race' had become one of the most used and abused, terms of ethnographic literature" (Hudson 4). What did the terms race, nation, and tribe originally mean? How did these terms change over time? Reading, "From `Nation' to `Race': The Origin of Racial Classification in Eighteenth-Century Thought" by Nicholas Hudson will show his thesis to state, "I will focus on one central and revealing development in the history of racial classification--the changing meaning of the term `race' along with the associated terms `nation' and `tribe' from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment" (Hudson 6). Hudson shows how

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