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Enlightenment The Age of - World history
- i.e. the Enlightenment was confused about race, and couldnot answer the question of how differences appear – and so only some of thearguments used at the time led to opposition to slavery
Early Native American Literature
This was incredibly brave narration at a time
when hostilities between Native Americans and whites in the West were still at a boiling point.
In contrast to Winnemucca, Jane Johnston Schoolcraft was a Native American writer who wanted and gained the respect of other
women writers of her time.
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- but Cook’s views were still part of another enlightenmentbelief, which he shared with Hume,and Voltaire: human nature andbehaviour are fundamentally the same – but this led to the question: how couldthey be so different in different parts of the world?
Perception Is Everything - Law & Liberty
- according to Outram, however, the explorer Captain Cook tried hard to get real‘knowledge’ of the Tahitians and others. He was angry when he asked a writernamed to turn his notes into a book, andhe introduced sexual scenes to titillate his readers, and portrayed theTahitians as simple and virtuous (p 51).