Index of Books for HBD and Race Realism

Books on human diversity in IQ and other traits (Nature vs. Nurture issues).
Hat Tip Galtonian.

I. Books than support, or partially support, a Galtonian (essentialist or hereditarian) view:
1. Intelligence, race, and genetics: conversations with Arthur R. Jensen / Frank Miele c2002
2. The g factor: the science of mental ability / Arthur R. Jensen c1998
3. The bell curve: intelligence and class structure in American life / Richard J. Herrnstein, Charles Murray c1994
4. The bell curve debate: history, documents, opinions / edited by Russell Jacoby and Naomi Glauberman c1995
5. The nature-nurture debate: the essential readings / edited by Stephen J. Ceci and Wendy M. Williams c1999
6. The blank slate: the modern denial of human nature / Steven Pinker c2002
7. Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction / Ian J. Deary c2001
8. Measuring intelligence: facts and fallacies / David J. Bartholomew c2004
9. Making sense of heritability / Neven Sesardic c2005
10. Race, evolution, and behavior: a life history perspective / J. Philippe Rushton. 3rd Edition c2000
11. Race differences in intelligence: an evolutionary analysis / Richard Lynn c2006
12. IQ and Global Inequality / Richard Lynn and Tatu Vanhanen c2006
13. The Global Bell Curve: Race, IQ, and Inequality Worldwide / Richard Lynn c2008

II. Books on human evolution, evolutionary psychology, behavioral genetics, human mating behavior, and intelligence; several of these books address controversial issues related to ethnic/racial differences in genetics, intelligence, academic achievement and socioeconomic success:
A. Human evolution, origin of race:
1. The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection / Charles Darwin c1859
2. The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex / Charles Darwin c1871
3. The evolution of man : a popular exposition of the principal points of human ontogeny and phylogeny / Ernst Haeckel c1876
4. The origin of races / Carleton S. Coon c1962
5. The living races of man / Carleton S. Coon & Edward E. Hunt, Jr. c1966
6. Race / John R. Baker c1974
7. Race, racism, and science : social impact and interaction / John P. Jackson Jr., and Nadine M. Weidman c2004
8. Science for segregation : race, law, and the case against Brown v. Board of Education / John P. Jackson Jr c2005
9. The evolution of racism: human differences and the use and abuse of science / Pat Shipman c1994
10. Taboo: why Black athletes dominate sports and why we are afraid to talk about it / Jon Entine c2000
11. Abraham’s Children: Race, Identity, and the DNA of the Chosen People / Jon Entine c2007
12. Genes, peoples, and languages / Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza c2000
13. The Real Eve: Modern Man’s Journey Out of Africa [UK title: Out of Eden: The peopling of the world] / Stephen Oppenheimer c2003
14. Mapping human history: Genes, Race, and Our Common Origins / Steve Olson c2003
15. The journey of man: a genetic odyssey / Spencer Wells c2002
16. Human evolutionary genetics: origins, peoples & disease / Mark A. Jobling, Matthew Hurles, Chris Tyler-Smith c2004
17. Smithsonian intimate guide to human origins / Carl Zimmer c2005
18. The complete world of human evolution / Chris Stringer & Peter Andrews c2005
19. The human career: human biological and cultural origins / Richard G. Klein Edition: 2nd ed. 1999
20. The dawn of human culture / Richard G. Klein with Blake Edgar c2002
21. Before the dawn: recovering the lost history of our ancestors / Nicholas Wade c2006
22. The 10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution / Gregory Cochran & Henry Harpending c2009
B. Evolutionary Psychology / Behavioral Genetics:
23. Hereditary genius: an inquiry into its laws and consequences / Francis Galton c1879
24. Inquiries into human faculty and its development / Francis Galton c1889
25. Principles of Psychology / Herbert Spencer c1880
26. Principles of Sociology / Herbert Spencer c1885
27. Principles of Ethics / Herbert Spencer c1897
28. Darwin’s dangerous idea: evolution and the meanings of life / Daniel C. Dennett c1995
29. Soul made flesh: the discovery of the brain– and how it changed the world / Carl Zimmer c2004
30. The evolution of human sexuality / Donald Symons c1979
31. The Red Queen: sex and the evolution of human nature / Matt Ridley c1994
32. Mother nature: a history of mothers, infants, and natural selection / Sarah Blaffer Hrdy c1999
33. The evolution of desire: strategies of human mating / David M. Buss c2003
34. Introducing evolutionary psychology / Dylan Evans and Oscar Zarate Edition 2nd c2006
35. The Case of the Female Orgasm: Bias in the Science of Evolution / Elisabeth A. Lloyd c2005
36. A natural history of rape: biological bases of sexual coercion / Randy Thornhill, Craig T. Palmer c2000
37. The Selfish Gene / Richard Dawkins c1976
38. Yanomamö : the fierce people / Napoleon A. Chagnon. Edition: 5th c1997
39. Sociobiology: the new synthesis / Edward O. Wilson c1975
40. On human nature / Edward O. Wilson c1978
41. Consilience: the unity of knowledge / Edward O. Wilson c1998
42. Born that way: genes, behavior, personality / William Wright c1998
43. The nurture assumption: why children turn out the way they do / Judith Rich Harris c1998
44. How the mind works / Steven Pinker c1997
45. The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature / Steven Pinker c2007
46. The blank slate: the modern denial of human nature / Steven Pinker c2002
47. The new know-nothings: the political foes of the scientific study of human nature / Morton Hunt c1998
48. Defenders of the truth: the battle for science in the sociobiology debate and beyond / Ullica Segerstråle c2000
49. In search of human nature: the decline and revival of Darwinism in American social thought / Carl N. Degler c1991
50. The end of the soul : scientific modernity, atheism, and anthropology in France / Jennifer Michael Hecht c2003
C. Psychometrics, IQ, Racial and Class Differences:
51. The abilities of man: Their nature and measurement / Charles Spearman c1927
52. A question of intelligence: the IQ debate in America / Daniel Seligman c1992
53. The big test: the secret history of the American meritocracy / Nicholas Lemann c1999
54. Equality of educational opportunity / James S. Coleman c1966
55. “How much can we boost IQ and scholastic achievement” Harvard Educational Review 1969 (Vol 39 pp. 1-123) Arthur R. Jensen [reprinted in –Environment, Heredity, and Intelligence c1969]
56. The IQ argument: race, intelligence, and education / Hans J. Eysenck c1971
57. The black-white test score gap / Christopher Jencks and Meredith Phillips, editors c1998
58. No excuses: closing the racial gap in learning / Abigail Thernstrom and Stephan Thernstrom c2003
59. Class and schools: using social, economic, and educational reform to close the black-white achievement gap / Richard Rothstein c2004
60. Real Education: Four Simple Truths for Bringing America’s Schools Back to Reality / Charles Murray c2008
61. Bad Students, Not Bad Schools / Robert Weissberg c2010
62. The origin of mind: evolution of brain, cognition, and general intelligence / David C. Geary c2005
63. Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction / Ian J. Deary c2001
64. A Psychometrics Primer / Paul Kline c2000
65. Looking down on human intelligence: from psychometrics to the brain / Ian J. Deary c2000
66. Handbook of intelligence / Robert J. Sternberg, editor c2000
67. Intelligence / Nathan Brody 2nd Ed. c1992
68. Measuring intelligence: facts and fallacies / David J. Bartholomew c2004
69. Making sense of heritability / Neven Sesardic c2005
70. Behavioral Genetics / Robert Plomin, John C DeFries, Gerald E. McClearn, Peter McGuffin, 5th edition c2008
71. IQ and human intelligence / Nicholas J. Mackintosh c1998
72. What is intelligence? Beyond the Flynn Effect / James R. Flynn c2007
73. Race, evolution, and behavior: a life history perspective / J. Philippe Rushton. 3rd Edition c2000
74. The g factor: the science of mental ability / Arthur R. Jensen c1998
75. Intelligence, race, and genetics: conversations with Arthur R. Jensen / Frank Miele c2002
76. The bell curve: intelligence and class structure in American life / Richard J. Herrnstein, Charles Murray c1994
77. The nature-nurture debate: the essential readings / edited by Stephen J. Ceci and Wendy M. Williams c1999
78. The bell curve debate: history, documents, opinions / edited by Russell Jacoby and Naomi Glauberman c1995
79. Income inequality and IQ / Charles Murray c1998
80. IQ and the wealth of nations / Richard Lynn and Tatu Vanhanen c2002
81. IQ and Global Inequality / Richard Lynn and Tatu Vanhanen c2006
82. The Global Bell Curve: Race, IQ, and Inequality Worldwide / Richard Lynn c2008
83. Race differences in intelligence: an evolutionary analysis / Richard Lynn c2006
84. The Fate of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence / Martin Meredith c2006
85. Affirmative action around the world: an empirical study / Thomas Sowell c2004
86. World on fire: how exporting free market democracy breeds ethnic hatred and global instability / Amy Chua c2003
87. The Jewish century / Yuri Slezkine c2004
88. The world is flat: a brief history of the twenty-first century / Thomas L. Friedman c2005
89. A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World / Gregory Clark c2007
90. Understanding Human History / Michael H. Hart c2007

III. Boasian books with a decidedly anti-evolutionary psychology, anti-behavioral genetics, or anti-hereditarian stance; they emphasize the importance of culture and environment and strongly deny the existence of any significant ethnic/racial genetic differences in intelligence:
1. The mind of primitive man / Franz Boas c1911…c1938
2. Race, language and culture / Franz Boas c1940
3. The races of mankind / Ruth Benedict and Gene Weltfish c1943
4. An American dilemma; the Negro problem and modern democracy / Gunnar Myrdal c1944
5. The nature of prejudice / Gordon W. Allport c1954
6. The I.Q. controversy : Critical readings / Ned J. Block & Gerald Dworkin c1976
7. Not in our genes: biology, ideology, and human nature / Richard C. Lewontin, Steven Rose, and Leon J. Kamin c1984
8. The mismeasure of man / Stephen Jay Gould c1981, c1996
9. The bell curve wars: race, intelligence, and the future of America / Steven Fraser, editor c1995
10. Measured lies: the bell curve examined / edited by Joe L. Kincheloe, Shirley R. Steinberg, Aaron D. Gresson III c1996
11. Man’s most dangerous myth: the fallacy of race / Ashley Montagu 6th Edition, c1997
12. Darkness in El Dorado: how scientists and journalists devastated the Amazon / Patrick Tierney c2000
13. Guns, germs, and steel: the fates of human societies / Jared Diamond c1997
14. Minority education and caste: the American system in cross-cultural perspective / John U. Ogbu c1978
15. Black American students in an affluent suburb: a study of academic disengagement / John U. Ogbu c2003
16. The race gallery : the return of racial science / Marek Kohn c1995
17. IQ in Question : The Truth About Intelligence / Michael J.A. Howe c1997
18. Race in mind: race, IQ, and other racisms / Alexander Alland, Jr c2002
19. The Emperor’s new clothes: biological theories of race at the millennium / Joseph L. Graves, Jr c2001
20. The race myth: why we pretend race exists in America / Joseph L. Graves, Jr c2004
21. What it means to be 98% chimpanzee: apes, people, and their genes / Jonathan Marks c2002
22. Race and intelligence: separating science from myth / Jefferson M. Fish, editor c2002
23. IQ: A smart history of a failed idea / Stephen Murdoch c2007
24. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success / Carol Dweck c2007
25. NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children / Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman c2009
26. Intelligence and How to Get It: Why Schools and Cultures Count / Richard E. Nisbett c2009
27. The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You’ve Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and IQ Is Wrong / David Shenk c2010

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