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- ISBN: 9780470657140 | 0470657146
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 11/5/2012
RACE: Are We So Different? offers a new and fully-illustrated primer on the meaning of race in American culture. It is part of a unique national public education project and exhibition of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), currently touring the United States. www.understandingrace.org. Explores the history and contemporary power of race and racism in the United States, and the often-invisible ways race influences laws, traditions, and social institutions Offers a fascinating look at the history of racial concepts, with an emphasis on our evolving scientific understandings of human biological variation vs. our preconceived, popular notions of race Includes engaging short essays by noted scholars to illustrate personal, historical, and scientific concepts of race, racism and human variation Illustrated in full color with images from the popular national public education project and museum exhibit, RACE: Are We So Different?