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African Pygmies and European Fairies September 5, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
African Pygmies and European Fairies

We have sometimes visited in the past the early modern and very popular late Victorian theory that fairies were nothing more than a pygmy people who dwelt on the fringes of society. By the early twentieth century Empire sorts were so keen on this theory that they were proving it with reference to the customs […]