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LESS THAN HUMAN AND ON DISPLAY

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Stephanie Wilson

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We'll discuss the horrific practices in history in which human beings who were viewed as being less than human, because of their origin, deformity, or disability, were put on display in zoos and carnivals around the world.  

How far have we come?

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/06/nyregion/thecity/06zoo.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2605/did-a-new-york-city-museum-have-eskimos-on-display

http://blackhistorypages.net/pages/sbaartman.php

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