Anthropology has come a long way, too.

James Hunt, who coined the word “anthropology” and founded the first anthropological society, wrote in
Anthropological review, Volume 4 (1866), p. 113 (and following):

… cordially agree in discarding and even denouncing the truths of Anthropology … because these truths are directly opposed to [the missionaries’ and liberals’] cardinal principal of absolute and original equality among mankind.

And a few years later, in
Anthropological review, Volume 7 (1869), p. 100:

Although Eve was made by God as perfect as any of her sex can be, yet is it an undoubted fact that woman is inferior in intellect to man.

One Comment

  1. W. Wesley Groleau says:

    I recommend reading the entire page for each quote.