The Women of Turkey and Their Folk-Lore
Lucy M. J. Garnett
In the highest degree misleading is, T think, the hypothesis which dispenses with study of Ethnology as properly both an antecedent to, and a concomitant of, study of Folk-lore. This hypothesis, in the words of Professor Tylor, affirms that "it is both possible and desirable [in a scientific study of Folk-beliefs and-customs] to eliminate considerations of hereditary varieties or races of rnen, and to treat mankind as homogeneous in nature."' On this hypothesis are based all the presently popular ...