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ISBN-10: 067466003X
ISBN-13: 9780674660038
Publisher: Harvard
Publish Date: 03/14/2016
Dimensions: 9.10" L, 6.10" W, 1.10" H

Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea

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Biological races do not exist–and never have. This view is shared by all scientists who study variation in human populations. Yet racial prejudice and intolerance based on the myth of race remain deeply ingrained in Western society. In his powerful ex

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Robert Sussman's penetrating study of the major figures who constructed concepts of race lays bare the personal biases, enmity, and corruption that influenced the intellectuals and politicians who framed modern industrialized societies. It also reveals unexpected heroes whose clear-minded insights into human diversity presaged our modern understanding. The Myth of Race is a suspense-filled and richly scholarly tour de force.–Nina G. Jablonski, Evan Pugh Professor of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University
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ISBN-10: 067466003X
ISBN-13: 9780674660038
Publisher: Harvard
Publish Date: 03/14/2016
Dimensions: 9.10" L, 6.10" W, 1.10" H
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