Biology and Race in the Twentieth CenturyeBook - 2014
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. Race Unmasked revisits the origins of commonly held beliefs about the scientific nature of racial differences, examines the roots of the modern idea of race, and explains why race continues to generate controversy as a tool of classification even in our genomic age. Through rigorous historical resear.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource (305 p.)
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