White Supremacy and Negro Subordination or, Negroes A Subordinate Race, and (so-called) Slavery Its Normal Condition, John H. Van Evrie
New York: Van Evrie, Horton & Co., 1868. Quarto, pp. xvi, -339, 60, ; 6 color plates; blue cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Binding sturdy. Some soiling and staining to cloth, internal foxing and offsetting, spine cracked. Overall a very good copy. Virulently racist treatise first published as Negroes and Negro
"Slavery" and later republished under this title, with plates added and
references to miscegenation removed. The stated intention of this edition was to was to demonstrate "that the so-called slavery of the South was the Negro's normal or natural condition." John H. Van Evrie (1814–1896) was an American
physician and defender of slavery, the author of several books on race
and slavery which expounded the ideas of scientific racism for a popular
audience. Van Evrie has been described as "perhaps the first
professional racist in American history."
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