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Race unmasked : biology and race in the twentieth century /

"Race, while drawn from the visual cues of human diversity, is an idea with a measurable past, an identifiable present, and an uncertain future. The concept of race has been at the center of both triumphs and tragedies in American history and has had a profound effect on the human experience. R...

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Main Author: Yudell, Michael, (Author)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, 2014.
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Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • A Eugenic Foundation
  • Charles Davenport and the Biology of Blackness
  • Eugenics in the Public's Eye
  • The National Research Council and the Scientific Study of Race
  • Coloring Race Difference
  • Biology and the Problem of the Color Line
  • Race and the Evolutionary Synthesis
  • Consolidating the Race Concept in Biology
  • Challenges to the Race Concept
  • Naturalizing Racism: The Controversy Over Sociobiology
  • Race in the Genomic Age.