Title THE CULTIVATION OF WHITENESS. Science, Health and Racial Destiny in Australia.
Book Number 104507
(New York), Basic Books, (2003). Reprint. Boards, remainder mark on edge else fine in d/w, maps, illust., pp. ix, 390 ISBN 0 465 00305 2. The first comprehensive history of Australian medical and scientific ideas about race and place, "... examines the notion of 'whiteness' as a flexible category in scientific and public debates ... [and] also provides the first full account of experimentation in the 1920s and 1930s on Aboriginal people in the central deserts" (d/w blurb). First American edition.
Australia race racial prejudice experimentation science medicine anthropology history Aborigines aboriginal central desert deserts ethnology nationalism