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The Skull Measurer's Mistake: And Other Portraits of Men and Women Who Spoke Out Against Racism

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A Swedish author of internationally acclaimed books on Africa, China, and Latin America profiles more than twenty men and women who, while not themselves victims of racism, went againt the temper of the time to expose the many faces of prejudice. Well-documented and rich in anecdote, the book shows how racist arguments emerged and re-emerged over time.

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Profiles some 20 19th-century men and women who spoke out against racism and the flaws behind racist science, including Benjamin Franklin, Helen Hunt, and Alexis de Tocqueville. Shows how racist arguments emerged and re-emerged over time and details intellectual struggles between racists and antiracists and the responses of public opinion. For general readers.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781565843639
Translator:
Tate, Joan
Author:
Tate, Joan
Author:
Lindqvist, Sven
Publisher:
New Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Racism
Subject:
Race relations -- History.
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Racism -- History.
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
Discrimination & Race Relations
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
23
Publication Date:
19970631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
182
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 12.5 lb

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