Images of Savages: Ancient Roots of Modern Prejudice in Western Culture

@inproceedings{Jahoda1999ImagesOS,
  title={Images of Savages: Ancient Roots of Modern Prejudice in Western Culture},
  author={Gustav Jahoda},
  year={1999}
}
In Images of Savages, the distinguished psychologist Gustav Jahoda advances the provocative thesis that racism and the perpetual alienation of a racialized 'other' are a central leagacy of the Western tradition. Finding the roots of these demonizations deep in the myth and traditions of classical antiquity, he examines how the monstrous humanoid creatures of ancient myth and the fabulous "wild men" of the medieval European woods shaped early modern explorers' interpretations of the New World… CONTINUE READING

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