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Africa, Southern, 121

Civilised peoples, ethnography of, 98 Anthropological Society of Paris, Comparative anatomy of vertebrates, proceedings of, 195

252 Anthropology, Quatrefages on the Davis, J. Barnard, on the weight of progress of, 231

the brain of the Negro, 190 - archaic, of South of Eng. Duran, Don Agustin, on the derivaland, 242

tion of the Spanish language from historic, 323

the Latin, 154 archaic speculations, Ethnography of civilised peoples, 376

Bastian on, 98 -- at the British Associa Fergusson on tree and serpent wortion, 1869, 414

ship in India, 217 Antiquaries, Society of, 95

Foramen magnum, 152 Antiquity of man, 136

Fossil man, 163 Archaic anthropology at the Society Functions of the brain, 100, 201 of Antiquaries, 95

Gall's organology, 76 Archipelago, Malay, 311

Gauls, origin of, Belloguet on, 245 Argyll on archaic anthropological Hincks, J. G., on the derivation of speculations, 376

the Spanish language from the Aryan and the Semite, the, 333

Latin, 154
Baldwin, historic anthropology, 323 Human-ape organisms, 128
Bastian on the ethnography of civi. | Human, origin, theories of, 1
lised peoples, 98 .

Hunt, Dr. J., on the localisation of Beddoe, Dr. J., the cave cannibals of the functions of the brain, 100, 201 Southern Africa, 121

- Sanford, B., on the Negro as a Belloguet on the origin of the Gauls, soldier, 40 245

Ireland, the race question in, 54 Bleek, Dr., the cave cannibals of Jackson, J. W., on the race question Southern Africa, 121

in Ireland, 54 Bowker, J. H., the cave cannibals of ---- Inaugural address to the Southern Africa, 121

Psychological Association of GlasBrain, localisation and functions of,

gow, 259 100, 201

— the Aryan and the Semite, - Maudsley on physiology of, 333

Latin, Spanish language derived Brains of Austrian peoples, 92

from, 154 - weight of in Negro, 191 Le Hon's fossil man, 154 Bray, C., on the science of man, 185 Localisation of the functions of the - on the physiology of the brain, brain, 100, 201 268

Malay archipelago, 311 on physics and metaphysics, 362 Magnum, foramen, 152 Brazil, Burton's explorations in the, Man, antiquity of, 136

- and animals, 168 Burton, R. F., explorations in the - Bray on the science of, 185 Brazil, 170

-- Cari Vogt's lectures on, 177 Cannibals of Southern Africa, 121 Maudsley, on the physiology and pa. Cave cannibals of Southern Africa, thology of the brain, 192 121

Medicine, Wise on race in, 240



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Microcephali, Vogt on, 128

Schaaf hausen, Professor, on develop-
Mixed human races, Quatrefages on, ment of human species, 366

Semite, the Aryan and the, 333
Music in race, 306

Serpent and tree worship in India,
Negro as a soldier, 40

-- weight of the brain in, 190 Soldier, the Negro, 40
Nicholas, Pike v., 279

Spanish language, derivation of, 154
Organology, Gall's, 76

Species, on development of, 366
Origin, Theories of human, 1

Theories of human origin, 1
of Gauls, 245

Tree and serpent worship in India,
Owen, Professor, comparative ana 217
tomy of Vertebrates, 252

Vertebrates, anatomy of, 252
Pengelly on archaic anthropology of Villin, M. E., Resumé of the bulle-

the south west of England, 242 tins of the Paris Society, 195
Pike v. Nicholas, 279

Vogt, Dr. Carl, on microcephali, or
Prideaux, T. Symes, on Gall's organ. human ape organisms, 128
ology, 76

---- lectures on man, 177
Psychological Association of Glas. Wallace's Malay archipelago, 310
gow, address to, 259

Weights of brains of Austrian peo-
Quatrefages, A. de, on the formation ples, 92
of the mixed human races, 22 Weisbach, Dr. A., the weight propor-

-- - on the progress of tions of brains of Austrian peoples,
anthropology, 231

Race in medicine, 240

Wise, Dr., on race in medicine, 240
Race, music in, 307

Wyman, Jeffreys, on the portion of
Rochet, M., characters separating the foramen magnum, 152

man from animals, 168




JANUARY, 1869.


In the opinion of most of the anthropologists of the present day, it is as yet premature to pronounce, or even to form an absolute decision, upon the question, whether man's origin was unique in its occurrence, or accomplished at several points of time or place. During the short course of our investigation of man's real antiquity, facts have but rarely and feebly borne direct witness in the case ; collateral evidence, derived from existing characters, is but too liable to be vitiated by party spirit ; no wonder, then, that to the judicious anthropologist it seems proper to wait for a larger and clearer mass of testimony before venturing to try conclusions upon a subject so obscure. It may, however, be observed that it is far less difficult to take this position, than to preserve it consistently. Many an unconscious partisan, while professing to discard“ plurality" and "transmutation" alike from the vocabulary of his faith, is unable to conceal from others his affection for a chosen theory. We must, nevertheless, admit that in the present incomplete state of our knowledge of archaic anthropology, to pretend to issue a bull decisive of the rival claims of unity and plurality, would savour greatly of the profundity of Dogberry and the temperance of St. Athanasius. It would, indeed, be scant wisdom to consider this problem ripe for complete solution until its premise, the method of organogeny, has been found capable of demonstration. The apparently wide divergence of opinion upon this preliminary point, would seem to argue ill for its speedy settlement; and as long as its students are baffled either by insufficiency of light or by obliquity of vision, it behoves the truth-winner, who weighs polygeny against monogeny, to keep the scale-beam upon the pivot. But while this cautious reserve is perfectly justifiable, nay, laudable, the expediency of maintaining it does not withdraw the license granted by science itself, of adopting provisional opinions in accordance with the data at present supplied by observation or in



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