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Paternity

The Elusive Quest for the Father

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HARDCOVER

$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674980686

Publication Date: 06/10/2019

Academic Trade

360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 photos

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  • Prologue: Who’s Your Daddy?
  • 1. Looking for the Father
  • 2. The Charlatan and the Oscillophore
  • 3. Blood Work
  • 4. City of Strangers
  • 5. Bodies of Evidence
  • 6. Jewish Fathers, Aryan Genealogies
  • 7. To the White Husband a Black Baby
  • 8. Citizen Fathers and Paper Sons
  • Epilogue: Paternity in the Age of DNA
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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