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Eugenics

Mark Hughlin Haller

Eugenics

hereditarian attitudes in American thought

by Mark Hughlin Haller

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eugenics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark H. Haller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ753 H35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 264 p.
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14666904M


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Sir Francis Galton, English explorer, anthropologist, and eugenicist known for his pioneering studies of human intelligence. In the 20th century Galton’s name became mainly associated with eugenics. His ideas were limited by a lack of an adequate theory of.

Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics Movement focuses on a time in the early s when many people believed that some "races," classes, and individuals were superior to others. They used a new branch of scientific inquiry known as eugenics to justify their prejudices and advocate programs and policies aimed at solving the nation's problems by.

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Nuptial Arithmetic: Marsilio Ficino's Commentary on the Fatal Number in Book VIII of Plato's Republic (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), by Michael J.

Allen (HTML at UC Press) Filed under: Eugenics -- Periodicals. The Eugenics Review (partial serial archives) Eugenical News (partial serial. The word eugenics is taken from the Greek root, “eugenes,” namely good in stock or hereditarily endowed with noble qualities. Galton coined the term in Author: Dr.

Howard Markel. The interesting aspect of the eugenics movement is that it was mainstream science. The Passing of the Great Race was reviewed favorably in the journal Science, by MIT geneticist Frederick Adams Woods.

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