The Science of Empire: Darwinism, Human Diversity, and Russian Physical Anthropology.

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  • Author(s): Mogilner M;Mogilner M
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    Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte [Ber Wiss] 2020 Mar; Vol. 43 (1), pp. 96-118.
  • Publication Type:
    Journal Article
  • Language:
    English
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      Publisher: Wiley-VCH Country of Publication: Germany NLM ID: 7909914 Publication Model: Print Cited Medium: Internet ISSN: 1522-2365 (Electronic) Linking ISSN: 01706233 NLM ISO Abbreviation: Ber Wiss Subsets: PubMed not MEDLINE; Non-Index Medicus History of Medicine
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      Publication: 2002- : Weinheim : Wiley-VCH
      Original Publication: Wiesbaden, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft Athenaion.
    • Abstract:
      The article explores deployment of the Darwinian narrative of the "natural history of humanity" in Russian physical anthropology in the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. It traces two narratives developed by the leading Russian school of physical anthropology: one narrative advanced a universalist vision of collective scholarly enterprise working toward clarifying the missing links in the a priori accepted developmental evolutionary model. The other constructed a new language that undermined the idea of species/subspecies/races/nations/ as stable, externally bounded, and internally homogeneous units and attempted to rationalize imperial hybridity. The article's main focus is on the latter classificatory narrative, its relational methodology, and the protostructuralist units of comparison that it produced.
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    • Contributed Indexing:
      Keywords: Darwinism; Russian Empire; evolution; hybridity; natural history of humanity; physical anthropology; physical type; realism of the group; species
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      Date Created: 20200317 Date Completed: 20200317 Latest Revision: 20200317
    • Publication Date:
      20200527
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      10.1002/bewi.201900020
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      32176367
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      MOGILNER, M. The Science of Empire: Darwinism, Human Diversity, and Russian Physical Anthropology. Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte, [s. l.], v. 43, n. 1, p. 96–118, 2020. DOI 10.1002/bewi.201900020. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=mnh&AN=32176367. Acesso em: 7 jul. 2020.
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      Mogilner M. The Science of Empire: Darwinism, Human Diversity, and Russian Physical Anthropology. Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte. 2020;43(1):96-118. doi:10.1002/bewi.201900020.
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      Mogilner M. The Science of Empire: Darwinism, Human Diversity, and Russian Physical Anthropology. Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte. 2020;43(1):96-118. doi:10.1002/bewi.201900020
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