Skullduggery

Science seeks objectivity. So how, in the 19th century, did it come to the consensus that intelligence and character were determined by the shape and size of the skull, and that this explained racial difference?

Kenan Malik examines the boundary of science with politics through the history of one of its most controversial subjects.

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Science seeks objectivity. So how, in the 19th century, did it come to the consensus that intelligence and character were determined by the shape and size of the skull, and that this explained racial difference?

Kenan Malik examines the boundary of science with politics through the history of one of its most controversial subjects.