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Race unmasked : biology and race in the twentieth century

Title
Race unmasked : biology and race in the twentieth century / Michael Yudell ; foreword by J. Craig Venter.
ISBN
9780231168748 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231168748 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231537995 (electronic)
Publication
New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
Physical Description
xvi, 286 pages ; 24 cm
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
October 07, 2014
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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
Epilogue: Dobzhansky's Paradox and the future of racial research.
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