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Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948; The Races of Mankind

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.237.01 Author/Creator: Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948; Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1943 Pagination: 96 p. ; 19.5 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "The Races of Mankind," dated 1943. Distributed by the National CIO War Relief Committee. Includes anthropoligical studies on the history of race classification as well as the future of racial prejudice.

Background Information: This is No. 85 in the Public Affairs Pamphlet series.

People: Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948
Weltfish, Gene, 1902-1980

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: ActivismAfricaRace discrimination

Sub Era: World War II

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