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Measuring ManhoodRace and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934$
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Melissa N. Stein

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780816673025

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.001.0001

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Making Race, Marking Difference

Making Race, Marking Difference

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction Making Race, Marking Difference
Source:
Measuring Manhood
Author(s):

Melissa N. Stein

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.003.0001

The introduction discusses pursuits of scientists from past to present to discover physical, biological differences between genders and races, and the effect that this has had on American society and its perception of manhood.

Keywords:   Thomas Jefferson, ethnology, racial theory, Walter White, racialized science, masculinity, culture and society, race and ethnicity, women’s studies, American studies

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