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The spectacle of the races

Lilia Moritz Schwarcz

The spectacle of the races

scientists, institutions, and the race question in Brazil, 1870-1930

by Lilia Moritz Schwarcz

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil
    • Subjects:
    • Miscegenation -- Brazil -- History.,
    • Associations, institutions, etc -- Brazil -- Sociological aspects.,
    • Group decision making -- Brazil -- History.,
    • Race discrimination -- Brazil -- History.,
    • Brazil -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-349) and index.

      StatementLilia Moritz Schwarcz ; translated by Leland Guyer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2699.A1 S3313 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 358 p. :
      Number of Pages358
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL380058M
      LC Control Number98042234

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