Debating Racial Science in Wartime Japan

  title={Debating Racial Science in Wartime Japan},
  author={Tessa Morris-Suzuki},
  pages={354 - 375}
L'auteur decrit les theories racistes d'une pseudo-science qui fut a l'honneur au Japon dans la periode qui preceda la seconde guerre mondiale. Cet environnement etait favorise par un contexte intellectuel, politique qui trouvait sa legitimite dans la politique d'expansion du pays. Ce racisme scientifique etait le resultat de structures ideologiques complexes a travers lesquelles des individus se livraient a une propagation de stereotypes divers, affirmaient la superiorite de leur groupe sur… Expand
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  • J. Matsumura
  • Medicine
  • Nihon ishigaku zasshi. [Journal of Japanese history of medicine]
  • 2010
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