Personal tools
You are here: Home Managers bibuser Bibliography The Black in Medieval Science: What Significance?
Document Actions

Peter Biller (2003)

The Black in Medieval Science: What Significance?

In: Collective Degradation: Slavery and the Construction of Race; Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Gilder Lehrman Center International Conference at Yale University, November 7-8, 2003, The Gilder Lehrman Center, New Haven.

[Biller’s] theme is the black in medieval science. “Science” here refers to texts, and specifically those which came under the headings of “natural philosophy” or “medicine”, dealing with the world and bodies in it according to the order of nature as this was understood in universities. The question is first a descriptive one – what was the image of the black in these texts? – and then secondly it is interpretation – what was the significance of this image? ...

race and racism science
by Christoph Cluse last modified 2007-01-30 14:45

Powered by Plone CMS, the Open Source Content Management System

This site conforms to the following standards: