at Black bodies, white doctorsDelphine Peretti Curtis delves into the rhetoric of white doctors who, thanks to the development of colonies in Africa, Observed, dissected, measured, and compared Its inhabitants.
strong. sensory. strong. Lazy … the West can defend itself against it, and unfortunately the clichés about the black body remain very present. To better understand how to build it, Delphine Beretti Curtis, a historian at Aix-Marseille University and members of the Telemme Lab, immersed himself in the rhetoric of white doctors who, thanks to the development of colonies in Africa, Observed, dissected, measured, and compared Its inhabitants, “To measure the other”. From this was born an amazing work on how to do this
“Science created the racist ideology that was subsequently propagated by politics.”.
It all started in the 18th centurye century. West (re) discovers these skins are a completely different color than theirs. Taxonomy is king and man does not escape natural classifications. Karl von Linney distinguished four human races: European white, American red, Asian yellow, and African black. Are these dyes of different types?
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