Beyond Species: Il’ya Ivanov and His Experiments on Cross-Breeding Humans with Anthropoid Apes

  title={Beyond Species: Il’ya Ivanov and His Experiments on Cross-Breeding Humans with Anthropoid Apes},
  author={Kirill Rossiianov},
  journal={Science in Context},
  pages={277 - 316}
Argument I believe that some pollutions are used as analogies for expressing a general view of the social order. Mary Douglas, Purity and Danger (Douglas 1966, 14) The possibility of crossing humans with other anthropoid species has been discussed in fiction as well as in scientific literature during the twentieth century. Professor Il’ya Ivanov’s attempt to achieve this was crucial for the beginning of organized primate research in the Soviet Union, and remains one of the most interesting and… 

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