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Author Farber, Paul Lawrence, 1944-

Title Mixing races : from scientific racism to modern evolutionary ideas / Paul Lawrence Farber.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    305.8 FAR    Available
Description xi, 120 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series John Hopkins introductory studies in the history of science
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A mixed-race couple in the 1960s -- Scientific ideas on race-mixing -- Challenges to and changes in opinion on race-mixing -- The modern synthesis -- Impact of the modern synthesis on physical anthropology and legal opinion -- University campuses in the 1960s -- Science, "race," and "race-mixing" today.
Subject Interracial marriage -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Interpersonal relationships and culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Human population genetics -- Social aspects -- United States.
Science -- Social aspects -- United States.
Miscegenation -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780801898129 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0801898129 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780801898136 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801898137 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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