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Description - Racial Science and British Society, 1930-62 by G. Schaffer

From 1930-62 the idea of race was studied across a range of academic disciplines. This book explores expert thinkings on race in the period and explains the relationship between scientific racial research, social policy and attitudes regarding immigration, ultimately offering new insight into the evolving understanding of the idea of race.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230008922
ISBN-10: 0230008925
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 234
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - G. Schaffer

GAVIN SCHAFFER is a Senior Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Portsmouth. He has published widely on the subjects of racial science and immigration policy. He is also co-editor (with Monica Riera) of The Lasting War: Society and Identity in Britain, France and Germany after 1945 and serves as Associate Editor of the Immigrants and Minorities journal.