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|Description:||viii, 219 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||No longer white: the nineteenth-century invention of yellowness --
Before they were yellow: east Asians in early travel and missionary reports --
Taxonomies of yellow: Linnaeus, Blumenbach, and the making of a "Mongolian" race in the eighteenth century --
Nineteenth-century anthropology and the measurement of "Mongolian" skin color --
East Asian bodies in nineteenth-century medicine: the Mongolian eye, the Mongolian spot, and "Mongolism" --
Yellow peril: the threat of a "Mongolian" Far East, 1895-1920.
"Illuminating ..."--Choice "Michael Keevak has given us a wonderful, even riveting, deep-historical account of how people in Asia (particularly East Asia) came to be seen as yellow... [T]he book is a
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