Talk:Julien-Joseph Virey

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proposing two human species (the "White" and "Black")Edit

Not "White" and "Black" but by facial angle. Quoting from his book:

Genre Humaine

I. Espèce - Angle facial de 85 - 90 degrés
1. Race blanche
Arabe-Indienne
Celtique, Caucasienne
2. Race basanée
Chinoise
Kalmouk, Mongole
Lapone, Astraque
3. Race cuivreuse
Americaine ou Caribe
II. Espèce - Angle facial de 75 - 82 degrés
4. Race brun foncée
Malaie ou Indienne
5. Race noire
Cafres
Nègres
6. Race noirâtre
Hottentots
Papous

Races # 2 and 3 are not "White". 174.65.105.116 (talk) 05:08, 16 February 2014 (UTC)