Who is Ashley Montagu?

  • (noun): United States anthropologist (born in England) who popularized anthropology (1905-).
    Synonyms: Montagu

Ashley Montagu

Montague Francis Ashley-Montagu (born Israel Ehrenberg on June 28, 1905, London, England - died November 26, 1999, Princeton, New Jersey, United States) was a British-American anthropologist and humanist, of Jewish ancestry, who popularized topics such as race and gender and their relation to politics and development. He was the rapporteur (appointed investigator), in 1950, for the UNESCO statement The Race Question. As a young man he changed his name to "Montague Francis Ashley-Montagu". After relocating to the United States he used the name "Ashley Montagu".

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Neoteny - In Humans - Between Races and Among Primates
... Ashley Montagu mirrored this statement when he stated that the "Mongoloid skull, whether Chinese or Japanese" is the most neotenized human skull ... Ashley Montagu further claimed that the "European" skull was less neotenized than the Mongoloid, with the "Australian Aborigine" skull less ... Ashley Montagu claimed that humans have more neotenized skulls than Australopithecus ...
List Of Baronies In The Peerage Of England - Baronies, 1264–1707 - 1601–1700
... subsidiary of Earl of Cambridge Baron Montagu of Kimbolton 1620 Montagu extant Subsidiary title of the Viscount Mandeville ... extinct 1688 subsidiary title of the Duke of Albemarle Baron Montagu of St Neots 1660 Montagu extant subsidiary title of the Earl of Sandwich ... FitzHerbert 1660 Finch extinct 1729 Baron Ashley 1661 Ashley-Cooper extant Created Earl of Shaftesbury in 1672 ...
Ashley Montagu - Cinema and Television
... Footage of Ashley Montagu talking with Charlton Heston about his character in the movie appears as a bonus in the special DVD edition of The Omega Man ...

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    The parallel between antifeminism and race prejudice is striking. The same underlying motives appear to be at work, namely fear, jealousy, feelings of insecurity, fear of economic competition, guilt feelings, and the like. Many of the leaders of the feminist movement in the nineteenth-century United States clearly understood the similarity of the motives at work in antifeminism and race discrimination and associated themselves with the anti slavery movement.
    Ashley Montagu (b. 1905)

    Take back the beauty and wit you bestow upon me; leave me my own mediocrity of agreeableness and genius, but leave me also my sincerity, my constancy, and my plain dealing; ‘tis all I have to recommend me to the esteem either of others or myself.
    Mary Wortley, Lady Montagu (1689–1762)