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Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt


In this history of the social and human sciences in Mexico and the United States, Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt reveals intricate connections among the development of science, the concept of race, and policies toward indigenous peoples. Focusing on the anthropologists, sociologists, biologists, physicians, and other experts who collaborated across borders from the Mexican Revolution through World War II, Rosemblatt traces how intellectuals on both sides of the Rio Grande forged shared networks in which they discussed indigenous peoples and other ethnic minorities. In doing so, Rosemblatt argues, ... More

Keywords: Native Americans, Indigenous Peoples, Intellectual Networks, Human Sciences, Social Sciences, Race, Ethnicity, Social policy, Modernity, Intellectual Imperialism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781469636405
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt, author
University of Maryland