ISBN-10:
1861891466
ISBN-13:
9781861891464
Pub. Date:
02/15/2006
Publisher:
Reaktion Books, Limited
Picturing Tropical Nature / Edition 1

Picturing Tropical Nature / Edition 1

by Nancy Leys Stepan
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ISBN-13: 9781861891464
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 02/15/2006
Series: Reaktion Books - Picturing History Series
Edition description: New
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 929,817
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Nancy Leys Stepan is Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University. She is the author of Eradication, "The Hour of Eugenics": Race, Gender, and Nation in Latin America and Picturing Tropical Nature, all from Cornell.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements
 
Introduction
 
1.  Going to the Tropics
 
2.  An Evolutionist's Tropics
 
3.  Racial Degenerations
 
4.  Racial Transformations
 
5.  The New Tropical Pathology
 
6.  Appearances and Disappearances
 
7.  Tropical Modernism
 
Epilogue
 
References
 
Photographic Acknowledgements
 
Index

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