Greg et al, hello!
I am just taking a stab at this, but there are Mongol ancestors in
European royalty (i.e. the Windsors). This comes via Russia; I have seen
the charts, but don't recall precisely how it gets there. Of course, this
means descent from various Khans, not lowly Mongols.
>I know I have seen this phrase ("the Mongol in our midst") before,
>and I would bet it has to do with the racist rhetoric of that branch
>of modern anthropology that associated more "primitive" cultures with
>evolutionary inferiority and prattled about degeneration, but I
>can't find the references anywhere. Can anyone refresh my memory?
>Who popularized the phrase "the Mongol in our midst"?
>Thanks in advance,
Alexander Justice * Redlands, California, USA
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