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From savage to Negro : anthropology and the construction of race, 1896-1954

Author: Lee D Baker
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998.
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Lee D. Baker explores what racial categories mean to the American public and how these meanings are reinforced by anthropology, popular culture, and the law. Focusing on the period between two landmark Supreme Court decisions-Plessy v. Ferguson (the so-called "separate but equal" doctrine established in 1896) and Brown v. Board of Education (the public school desegregation decision of 1954)-Baker shows how racial  Read more...
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Baker, Lee D., 1966-
From savage to Negro.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998
(DLC) 97031602
(OCoLC)37663113
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lee D Baker
ISBN: 9780520920194 0520920198 0585047731 9780585047737 9780520211681 0520211685
OCLC Number: 42417782
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 325 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Introduction; Chapter 1 History and Theory of a Racialized Worldview; Chapter 2 The Ascension of Anthropology as Social Darwinism; Chapter 3 Anthropology in American Popular Culture; Chapter 4 Progressive-Era Reform: Holding on to Hierarchy; Chapter 5 Rethinking Race at the Turn of the Century: W.E.B. Du Bois and Franz Boas; Chapter 6 The New Negro and Cultural Politics of Race; Chapter 7 Looking behind the Veil with the Spy Glass of Anthropology; Chapter 8 Unraveling the Boasian Discourse.
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