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Author Curran, Andrew S.

Title The anatomy of blackness [electronic resource] : science & slavery in an age of Enlightenment / Andrew S. Curran.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012)

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 310 pages :) : illustrations
Note OldControl:muse9781421402307.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-293) and index.
Contents Introduction: Tissue samples in the land of conjecture -- Paper trails: writing the African, 1450-1750 -- Sameness and science, 1730-1750 -- The problem of difference: philosophes and the processing of African "ethnography, " 1750-1755 -- The natural history of slavery, 1770-1802 -- Coda: black Africans and the enlightenment legacy.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Black people in literature.
Travel writing -- History and criticism.
Black people -- Race identity.
French literature -- 19th century -- History.
French literature -- 18th century -- History.
Africa -- In literature.
Chronological Term 1700-1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Curran, Andrew S. Anatomy of Blackness : Science and Slavery in an Age of Enlightenment. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2014 9781421401508
ISBN 9781421402307 (electronic bk.)
1421402300 (electronic bk.)
9781421401508 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
1421401509 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)