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The heredity of Richard Roe : a discussion of the principles of eugenics

Author: David Starr Jordan
Publisher: Boston : American Unitarian Association, 1911.
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Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931.
Heredity of Richard Roe.
Boston : American Unitarian Association, 1911
(OCoLC)647035007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Starr Jordan
OCLC Number: 2546403
Notes: "A preliminary essay bearing the same title was published in 'Footnotes to evolution' (Appleton, 1898)"--Prefatory note.
Description: 165 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The gate of gifts --
Inheritance of humanity --
Race characters --
Individual characters --
The germ cell --
Protoplasm --
Chromatin and chromosomes --
Nature divides unequally --
Atavism --
The mid-parent --
The thorough-bred --
Changes through experience --
Inheritance of acquired characters --
Heredity completes no character --
Blood will tell --
What blood will tell --
Nature and nurture --
Eugenics and euthenics --
Influence of birthplace --
Prenatal influences --
Transmission of impaired vitality --
Ibsen's ghosts --
Laws of nature --
Mendelism --
Bateson on Medelism --
Kellogg on Mendelism --
Davenport on Mendelian inheritance --
Last word on heredity unsaid --
Determination of sex --
Final formula of heredity --
Potentialities not character --
The higher heredity --
The unity of the ego --
The ego : a co-operation --
Fame not greatness --
The mother's part --
Self-mastery --
Eugenics --
Parasitic diseases --
Davenport on the red plague --
Effects of alcholism --
Davenport on feeble-mindedness --
Degeneration --
Decline in range of activities --
Quiescent animals --
Parasitic animals --
Sacculina --
Animal pauperism and human pauperism --
Law of compensation --
Race decline not collective --
Withered branches --
Old age --
Race decadence --
Charity --
The crétins of Aosta --
Isolation --
The jukes --
The poor whites --
Mutual help --
The easy world --
Poverty and pauperism --
The human sacculina inactivity --
McCulloch on the Tribe of Ishmael --
Paupers as parasites --
Pauperism : a factor in government --
Corruption fund of public charity --
Foreign immigration --
Assisted immigration --
National life of England --
Freedom which is thraldom --
Future of the republic --
Slavery --
The slums --
The tropics --
Luxury --
The higher foolishness --
The mattoid --
The normal man --
Genius --
Decadent literature --
Opportunity without training --
The drooping spirit --
Nordau's degeneration --
Sensation and action --
The power of attention --
Defects of mind --
Hysteria --
The mind of nations --
Institutions --
Mental pauperism --
Artificial selection --
The fine art of breeding --
Breeding of the superman --
Counting one's ancestors --
Lineage of a little girl --
All Englishmen of royal lineage --
Primogeniture --
Origin of the English character --
The survival of the existing --
The wholesome world.
Responsibility: by David Starr Jordan.

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