The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity
Author: Isaac, Benjamin.
Title: The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity.
Publication: Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.
Description: 8vo. xiv, 563 p., ill. Light wear to the dust-jacket, now in a protective jacket. Extensive footnotes with references. Bibliography: (p. 517-539) Very good in Very good dust-jacket. Hardcover.
From the jacket: "There was racism in the ancient world, after all. This groundbreaking book refutes the common belief that the ancient Greeks and Romans harbored "ethnic and cultural," but not racial, prejudice. It does so by comprehensively tracing the intellectual origins of racism back to classical antiquity."