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The concept of race and field experience in the nineteenth century: Science, indigenous agency, and the vacillations of a French naturalist in Oceania [L'idee de race et l'exprience sur le terrain au XIXe sicle: Science, action indigene et vacillations d'un naturaliste francais en oceanie

Douglas, Bronwen

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This paper does not consider «race» as an exclusively abstract concept. Rather, formal racial thinking is conceived as an historical product of the relationship between fluid metropolitan theorizing about human differences - itself rooted in praxis - an

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/84973
Source: Revue d'Histoire des Sciences Humaines
DOI: 10.3917/rhsh.021.0175

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