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Few authors in the modern era have written about racial issues so frankly and at the same time so elegantly. This collection includes most of the first volume of the Essay on the Inequality of Human Races, his correspondence with Tocqueville, a selection from his almost proto-Nietzschean novel Sons of Kings, and a few others. Just ignore George Steiner's idiotic introduction and commentary.
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French aristocrat, novelist and man of letters who became famous for developing the racialist theory of the Aryan master race in his book "An Essay on the Inequality of the Human Races"

De Gobineau went to a French diplomatic school and became a diplomat in the USA, Norway, Brazil and Persia. His racial ideas were spawned in Persian society, he considered there was a natural barrier between the etn
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