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Beth Jacob Synagogue

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Montpelier, VT 05602 United States
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November 2020

*DIGITAL* A History of the Concept of Race

November 29
7:00 pm
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The first European to divide the peoples of the world into distinct races, in the seventeenth century, claimed that the Sami people of northern Scandinavia were one of four races on earth. Professor William Edelglass will trace the intellectual history of the concept of race in the West, from its prehistory to today. Read More »

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