The Emperor's New Clothes: Biological Theories of Race at the Millennium

by Joseph L. Graves Jr
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2001. 272 pages.

In light of recent creationist claims that evolutionary biology is intrinsically racist, Graves's message — "that science identifies no races in the human species, not because we wish there to be races but because the peculiar evolutionary history of our species has not led to their formation" — is timely and important. NCSE Supporter Francisco J Ayala describes The Emperor's New Clothes as "eminently readable and engrossing."