Evolution of Racism: Human Differences and the Use and Abuse of Science

Evolution of Racism: Human Differences and the Use and Abuse of Science

by Pat Shipman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671754600
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 06/02/1994
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.37(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.09(d)

About the Author

Pat Shipman is Professor of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University. She is a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She has won numerous awards and honors for her writing, including the 1997 Rhône-Poulenc Prize for The Wisdom of the Bones (coauthored with Alan Walker) and the Phi Beta Kappa Prize for Science for Taking Wing, which was also a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 1998.

Table of Contents

Prologue

PART I. EVOLUTION

Chapter 1. One Long Argument: 1857

Chapter 2. A Man Who Has Lost Himself

Chapter 3. The Question of Questions for Mankind

PART II. EVOLUTION EVOLVING

Chapter 4. Enthusiastic Propagandism

Chapter 5. Freedom in Science

PART III. EVOLUTIONARY RACISM

Chapter 6. Survival of the Unfittest

Chapter 7. Sweeping Toward a Racial Abyss

PART IV. THE GENETICS OF EVOLUTION

Chapter 8. As Blond as Hitler

Chapter 9. All Non-Jews Are Anti-Semitic

PART V. EVOLUTIONARY POLITICS

Chapter 10. Pernicious Doctrines of Racial Inequality

Chapter 11. As Brainwashed as Pavlov's Puppies

Chapter 12. To Padlock the Mind

PART VI. THE GENETICS OF RACISM

Chapter 13. The Ratio of Light to Heat

Chapter 14. A Conflict Character

Epilogue: Valuing the Differences

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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