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The Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950 (2018)


In this history of the social and human sciences in twentieth-century Mexico and the United States, Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt reveals the intricate connections among the development of science, the concept of race in North America, and policy toward indigenous peoples. Her focus is on the anthropologists, sociologists, biologists, physicians, and other experts who collaborated across borders in the midst of the Mexican Revolution through World War II, a period that saw a dynamic academic growth on both sides of the Rio Grande. Rosemblatt traces how these intellectuals forged shared networks in which they discussed indigenous peoples and other ethnic minorities, refashioning race as a scientific category and consolidating their influence within their respective national policy circles

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Review Martha Menchaca (2019) Review of "The Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950". American Historical Review (pp. 1432-1433). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
López-Beltrán, Carlos
López-Guazo, Laura Suárez y
Dirlik, Arif
Li, Guannan
Yen, Hsiao-pei
Anderson, Warwick H.
Current Anthropology
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Journal of Historical Geography
Social Studies of Science
Perspectives on Science
Duke University Press
Chinese University Press
Rutgers University Press
University of Minnesota
College of William and Mary
Science and race
Science and society
Indigenous peoples; indigeneity
Science and politics
Kammerer, Paul
Steinach, Eugen
White, Walter
Morton, Samuel George
Time Periods
20th century, early
20th century
19th century
21st century
20th century, late
United States
Latin America
Vienna (Austria)

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