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FT-12316-74

Hamilton Cravens
Iowa State University (Ames, IA 50011-2000)

American Scientist and the Dilemma of Race, 1890-1953

To carry out systematic research on America as a pluralistic culture, focusing on the role of natural and social scientists, first in criticizing post-Darwinian scientific and lay theories of racial inferiority and superiority, then in offering new theories of race which have lent the perception of a pluralistic American culture much scientific respectability.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine; U.S. History

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,000 (approved)
$2,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1974 – 8/31/1974