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AFRICAN PROVERBIAL PHILOSOPHY. 362
CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THB
COSAS DE ESPANA....
CUPID AND THE WASP...
Famous QUARRIES OF THE WORLD. ... 404
the Wars-Bunker Hill-Across the Water. 66
Adventure on Pont Neuf-Dr. Franklin. 185
Mysteries of Parisian Lodgings-Another Adven-
VI. -They call at the Earl of Selkirk's; and after RAMBLES OVER THE REALMS OF VERBS
wards Fight the Shlp-of-War Drake-The Expedi-
RAMBLES OVER THE REALMS OF VERBS
610 AND SUBSTANTIVES (Second Paper) 602
LITERATURE OF ALMANACS..
LIVING IN THE COUNTRY.
619 SONGS THAT NEVER WERE SUNG. 290
Mrs. MACSIMUM'S BILL.
No. V.-Traders-Agave Americana-Vehicular To LYRA....
WALL STREET-A BROBDIGNAGIAN LOOK
POPULAR SUPERSTITIONS AND BALLAD
WEST POINT AND CADET LIFE.. 192
WILDS OF NORTHERN NEW YORK... ... 263
Ford's History of Illinois-Mrs. Stephen's
Address at Antioch College--Bayard Taylor's
Journey to Central Africa-Miles's Rambles in
Ballou's History of Cuba-Dr. Elder's Peri-
Professors Mahan, Wayland and Hickock's
Metaphysics-Spooner's Organic Christianity
Cousin-Clande the Colporteur-Aubrey
dré's Capture and Execution-Erroneous
siastical History of the First and Second Cen-
of the Life and Scientific Researches
glish Publishing Trade-Autobiography of
Reprints and New Editions.
Professor Childs' Edition of the Poems of Sir
Thomas Wyatt, the Earl of Surrey and Tho-
III. French Literature.
Arago's Memoirs and Works-A History of
Turkey, by Lamartine--Geoffrey St. Hilaire's
Life of Joseph Bonaparte-M. Grasset and
II. English Literature.
of Social Science-Talfourd's Literary Re-
Whewell - Memorials of Amelia Opie-Alison's
IV. Fine Arts.
Ruskin's Lectures in Edinburgh-Quixotic at
tacks on Greek Architecture-Pre-Raphael-
Mario-Leutze's New Picture of Washington
PORTRAITS OF CONTRIBUTORS.
The author of the “ POTIPHAR PAPERS."-GEO. WM. CURTIS.)
A Magazine of Literature, Science, and Art.
VOL. IV.-JULY, 1854.—NO. XIX.
IS MAN ONE OR MANY!
Types of Mankind. By J. C. Norr, M. D., and science, is that which derives the immense GEORGE R. GLIDDOX, Philadelphia: Lippincott, variety of nations now on the globe from Grainbo & Co. 1854.
the Adam and Eve of Genesis, or rather
from Noah and his three sons, Shem, important work, to enter upon any Ham and Japhet, who were saved from extended criticism of its merits and de the deluge, in which all the rest of manfects, both of which are obvious enough, kind perished, and which, as the common nor to undertake to settle the controversy chronology estimates it, occurred in the to which it relates, but simply to al 1656th year of the world, or 2318 years belude to its contents, with such inciden fore the birth of Christ. It assumes that tal remarks as may occur to us in the the statements of Moses are simple historcourse of the review. It is an original, ical facts, and that all the distinctive differelaborate, and, we may say, quite revo ences which we at this day observe among lutionary presentation of its principal sub the different families of men, are the results ject, and we owe it to the authors, as well not of an original diversity established by as to our readers, whom we try to keep the Creator, at the time of the respective informed of all the leading movements in appearances of those families upon the the world of letters, to make some state globe, but of climate, food, habits of life. ment of the nature and bearing of its ar civilization, intermarriage, and other ex"guments.
ternal agencies, which have since been, Its general purport, and that of its and for centuries, at work. The Caucaseveral parts, are both best described
sian, the Malay, the American, the Nein the complete title, which runs in this gro, the Mongol, in short, all the tribes wise : “ Types of Mankind, or ethno of the earth are held to be the lineal delogical researches, based upon the an scendants of Noah, or at furthest of Adam; cient monuments paintings, sculptures, and it is inferred, consequently, that they and crania of races, and upon their natural, all belong to the same species as well as geographical, philological and biblical his to the same genus of animals. tory ; illustrated by selections from the Those who maintain this theory rest unedited papers of SAMUEL GEORGE Mor their arguments mainly upon the words TON, M. D. (late President of the Academy of Scripture, though they endeavor to conof Natural Sciences at Philadelphia), and firm it by many impressive considerations by additional contributions from Prof. drawn from the analogies of natural sciLouis AGASSIZ, LL.D., W. Usher, M. D., ence, from the affinities of language, from and Prof. H. S. PATTERSON, M.D. By the remarkable traditions of various peoJ. C. Nort, M. D. and George R. GLID ple, and from the authentic records of Dox, formerly U. S. Consul at Cairo.” It history. Nearly all the Christian sects, will be seen that we are offered rather, a how manifold and conflicting soever their formidable array of subjects as well as interpretations of Scripture in other reof names and titles.
spects, are singularly unanimous in conThe theory, in respect to the origin and sidering that the first book of Moses distribution of the human races, generally teaches the identical origin of the human accepted both by theologians and men of race: nearly all the most eminent sci