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Author Jablonski, Nina G.

Title Living color : the biological and social meaning of skin color / Nina G. Jablonski.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2012]


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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  573.5 JABLONSKI    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  573.5 JABLONSKI    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  573.5 J11    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  573.5 JAB    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) 24 cm
Contents Biology. Skin's natural palette ; Original skin ; Out of the tropics ; Skin color in the modern world ; Shades of sex ; Skin color and health -- Society. The discriminating primate ; Encounters with difference ; Skin color in the age of exploration ; Skin color and the establishment of races ; Institutional slavery and the politics of pigmentation ; Skin colors and their variable meanings ; Aspiring to lightness ; Desiring darkness ; Living in color.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Human skin color.
Human skin color -- Physiological aspects.
Human skin color -- Social aspects.
Human skin color -- Cross-cultural studies.
ISBN 9780520251533 cloth alkaline paper
0520251539 cloth alkaline paper
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