The Indian Background of Canadian History
Contains examples of the racial theories prevalent at the time of publication: why the Indians were "backward;" "pure" races; intelligence of races and peoples; temperaments of peoples; influence of "race-mixture;" influence of climate on civilization; influence of "supermen" and momentous discoveries; "backwardness" of Indians partly due to isolation; prehistory of the Canadian Indians; early arrival of Algonkians from Asia; Eskimo movements during the Christian era; etc. The author attempts to discredit some of the prevalent theories of the time.
- Publisher: Canada Department of Mines and Resources; National Museum of Canada
- Edition: n/a
- Date Published: 1937
- Place Published: Ottawa
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Very good +
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
Bulletin No. 86, Anthropological Series No. 21. 46 p. 25 cm. 5 b&w figures. Staplebound booklet. Small chip and scratch on back cover.