Race, Racism, and Science: Social Impact and Interaction (Science and Society)

Race, Racism, and Science: Social Impact and Interaction (Science and Society)

By: Nadine M. Weidman (author), John P. Jackson (author), Mark A. Largent (editor)Hardback

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A provocative overview of the history of the race concept in European and American science, based on current research that shows how race and science grew together in Western thought. * Extensive bibliographic essays citing not only original scientific papers dating back to the 18th century, but also current research into the social and historical contexts from which that work emerged * Biographical sketches of the most important figures in race science, from Francois Bernier and Mamie Phipps Clark to Gordon W. Allport and Ashley Montagu

About Author

John P. Jackson, Jr., PhD, teaches in the Department of Communication at the University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO. Nadine M. Weidman, PhD, teaches history of science at the Harvard University Extension School in Cambridge, MA.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781851094486
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 403
  • ID: 9781851094486
  • ISBN10: 1851094482

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