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  • Doctors played a role in ideas about racial differences

    History professor Rana Hogarth's research focuses on the history of both medicine and race, and the connections between.

    History professor Rana Hogarth’s research focuses on the history of both medicine and race, and the connections between.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Rana Hogarth, call 217-300-2402; email rhogarth@illinois.edu.

    Hogarth’s book “Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840” was published in October by The University of North Carolina Press.