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The race bomb

skin color, prejudice, and intelligence

by Paul R. Ehrlich

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Published by Quadrangle/New York Times Book Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intellect,
  • Intelligence tests,
  • Racism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul R. Ehrlich, S. Shirley Feldman.
    ContributionsFeldman, S. Shirley, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF432.A1 E38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4905597M
    ISBN 100812906810
    LC Control Number76052821
    OCLC/WorldCa2985086

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