From savage to Negro : anthropology and the construction of race, 1896-1954 /

Lee D. Baker explores what racial categories mean to the American public and how these meanings are reinforced by anthropology, popular culture, and the law. Focusing on the period between two landmark Supreme Court decisions-Plessy v. Ferguson (the so-called "separate but equal" doctrine...

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Main Author: Baker, Lee D., 1966-
Format: Book
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998.

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