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Race, Racism, and Science Social Impact and Interaction (Science and Society) by John Jackson

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Published by ABC-CLIO .
Written in English


  • Ethnic studies,
  • History of science,
  • Social evolution,
  • Race,
  • General,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Race awareness,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Science / General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • History,
  • Racism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8969949M
ISBN 101851094482
ISBN 109781851094486

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