The Passing of the Great Race: or The Racial Basis of European History by Madison GrantThe Passing of the Great Race: or The Racial Basis of European History by Madison Grant

The Passing of the Great Race: or The Racial Basis of European History

byMadison Grant

Paperback | October 26, 2016

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A sweeping and classic study of racial anthropology and history which starts with a complete explanation of the term “race,” and its practical meaning. It then studies Nordic European racial history from the earliest times to the present day, concluding that Third World immigration would destroy Europe and America.

This book established Madison Grant as an authority in racial thought. Its success laid the groundwork for the emerging science of eugenics, and was widely read by US presidents, scientists and became a popular best-seller in its day.

It was a call to American whites to counter the dangers both from non-white and non-North Western European immigration.

Unashamedly Nordicist in outlook, Grant used history and anthropology to argue against an open-door immigration policy, which, he said, would lead to the destruction of the founding American population.

“We Americans must realize that the altruistic ideals which have controlled our social development during the past century . . . are sweeping the nation toward a racial abyss. If the Melting Pot is allowed to boil without control, the type of native American of Colonial descent will become as extinct as the Athenian of the age of Pericles, and the Viking of the days of Rollo.”

This hand-edited reproduction contains the complete original text, tables and maps. Fully indexed.

Madison Grant (1865-1937) was an American lawyer known primarily for his work as a eugenicist and conservationist. He served as the vice president of the Immigration Restriction League from 1922 onwards, and as an expert on world racial data, Grant also provided statistics for the Immigration Act of 1924 to set the quotas on immigrants...
Title:The Passing of the Great Race: or The Racial Basis of European HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:158 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.37 inPublished:October 26, 2016Publisher:Sandycroft PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1684186110

ISBN - 13:9781684186112


Table of Contents

Part I - Race, Language, And NationalityIntroductionRace and DemocracyThe Physical Basis of RaceRace and HabitatThe Competition of RacesRace, Language, and NationalityRace and LanguageThe European Races in ColoniesPart II - European Races in HistoryEolithic ManPaleolithic ManThe Neolithic And Bronze AgesThe Alpine RaceThe Mediterranean RaceThe Nordic RaceTeutonic EuropeThe Expansion Of The NordicsThe Nordic FatherlandNordic Race Outside Of EuropeThe Racial AptitudesAryaThe Origin Of The Aryan LanguagesThe Aryan Language In AsiaBibliographyIndex