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Race Unmasked: Biology and Race in the Twentieth Century

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Race, while drawn from the visual cues of human diversity, is an idea with a measurable past, an identifiable present, and an uncertain future. The concept of race has been at the center of both triumphs and tragedies in American history and has had a profound effect on the human experience. Race Unmasked revisits the origins of commonly held beliefs about the scientific n ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published September 9th 2014 by Columbia University Press (first published September 1st 2014)
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Jennifer Boyce
May 29, 2014 Jennifer Boyce rated it liked it
A fascinating look into race and more specifically, the eugenics movement of the 1920's and the idea of genetics behind racial differences. When I first started reading Race Unmasked I really struggled to get involved in the topic. The information seemed dull and the writing wasn't pulling me into the book. Yet by about 30% of the way through the book, I found myself unable to put it down.

There is a lot of really interesting information presented throughout this book. I have previous knowledge
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