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Public Classroom 1: Understanding the History of Science and Race - Lecture

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Film Description:Race is a modern idea. Ancient societies did not segregate people according to physical differences. Some social scientists argue that race is a social construct without biological basis—that is rooted instead in the long history of racial inequalities. Speakers include Claudine Cohen, Ph.D. Paul Mitchell, Janet Monge, Ph.D. Rachel Watkins, Ph.D. Michael Yudell, Ph.D. Nichelle McKelvey-Polston
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Video Category:Lecture
Video Date:09/21/2016
Tags: Anthropology | Physical anthropology | Race | Racism

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