Ohio State history professor, Dr. Alice Conklin, recenltly connected history to today in an interview for NPR affiliate WKNO. From the website:
Host Jonathan Judaken and author Alice Conklin discuss the thorny relationship between science, society, and empire at the high water mark of French imperialism and European fascism, as well as this neglected chapter in the international history of the human sciences.
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Professor Conklin is the author of In the Museum of Man: Race, Anthropology, and Empire in France, 1850-1950 from Cornell University Press.