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

Author: Lee D Baker
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif : University of California Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th printingView all editions and formats
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This text 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 1896 and 1954  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee D Baker
ISBN: 9780520211681 0520211685
OCLC Number: 612209865
Description: 325 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 23 cm
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
Responsibility: Lee D. Baker.

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"Through its interrogation of anthropological and political discourses about race and racial formation, "From Savage to Negro topples historical myths about the nation's legacy of state-sanctioned Read more...

 
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