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Title: Ethnology

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: Between 1850 and 1860

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00072

Source: The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, New York Public Library. Transcribed from digital images of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the marginalia and annotations, see our statement of editorial policy.

Editorial note(s): At one point, this manuscript likely formed part of Whitman's cultural geography scrapbook. This manuscript is pasted down, making the verso inaccessible.

Contributors to digital file: Kevin McMullen



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Ethnology

The tracing of the divisions, parentage, and localities of races,—as whence they sprang, and what are their typical marks

Language

Politics

under this come all of what are called governments, laws, human rights, and the like.—

Religions

Literature

Nibelungen
Iliad, Bible, (Books of Egypt, ^Persia and Assyria are lost.)
Niebbelungen—
Shakespeare
Ramanaya
Dante
Tasso
Emerson
Voltaire
Rousseau
Histories
Novels
Essays
Newspapers

Zoology

list of names of all animals




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