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Living Color : the Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color

Author: Nina G Jablonski
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Living Color is the first book to investigate the social history of skin color from prehistory to the present, showing how our body's most visible trait influences our social interactions in profound and complex ways. In a fascinating and wide-ranging discussion, Nina G. Jablonski begins with the biology and evolution of skin pigmentation, explaining how skin color changed as humans moved around the globe. She  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jablonski, Nina G.
Living color.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2012003746
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nina G Jablonski
ISBN: 9780520953772 0520953770
OCLC Number: 808348571
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 260 pages, [8] pages of plates :) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: pt. 1. Biology --
pt. 2. Society.
Responsibility: Nina G. Jablonski.

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Investigates the social history of skin color from prehistory to the present, showing how our body's visible trait influences our social interactions in profound and complex ways. This book begins  Read more...
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"Accessible to general readers... The book fascinates! Highly recommended." -- D. C. Cook, Indiana University Choice 20130401 "Clear [and] thorough, but not exhaustive or boring." American Journal of Read more...

 
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