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Racial Classification, H. J. Fleure, and the Decline of Geography

By Martin W. Lewis | February 9, 2011 | 5 Comments

In scanning “races of the world” maps in atlases published before 1970, I am taken aback as much by the basic errors in world geography as by the crudity of the racial classification. Consider the first map above, derived from a Rand McNally original and printed in my own childhood companion, TheWorld

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