The Leopard’s Spots. Scientific Attitudes toward Race in America, 1815-59.
Stanton treats the subject of scientific racism in 19th-century America as scientists held forth the idea that separate races were actually distinct species. How this affected those of African descent and elsewhere in America is a core component of the author’s book.
Description: The Leopard’s Spots. Scientific Attitudes toward Race in America, 1815-59.
University of Chicago Press, (1960). 245 pages. First edition. Publisher’s cloth and dust jacket. A Near Fine copy.