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The human harvest; a study of the decay of races through the survival of the unfit.

Author: David Starr Jordan
Publisher: Boston, American Unitarian Association, 1907.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931.
Human harvest.
Boston, American Unitarian association, 1907
(OCoLC)613154537
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Starr Jordan
ISBN: 0824002644 9780824002640
OCLC Number: 1038417
Description: 122 pages 20 cm
Contents: The human harvest --
A dream of fair horses --
A dream of swift horses --
The story of the Vires --
Reversal of selection in Rome --
Rise of the mob in Rome --
Words of Franklin --
Words of Otto Seeck --
The fall of Rome --
Vir and homo --
History repeats itself --
The field of Novara --
A French cartoon --
Blood determines history --
History determines blood --
Men and beasts under the same laws --
Selective breeding --
Meaning of progress --
Illustrations from France --
Heredity repeats what she finds --
The man of the hoe --
The sifting of men in France --
The nobles and the peasantry --
Effects of primogeniture --
Reversed selection in the reign of terror --
The chronicle of the drum --
Reversed selection through repression and intolerance --
Reversed selection through monasticism --
Reversed selection through abuse of charity --
Saved from the army --
Alcoholism in race-selection --
Reversed selection through the rush to cities --
Reversed selection through war --
Wiertz's painting of Napoleon --
Napoleon's campaigns --
The fall of Greece --
The case of Germany --
Effects of emigration --
What does he know of England, who only England knows? --
The case of Switzerland --
The case of Spain --
The greatness of Japan --
What of England? --
"There's a widow in sleepy Chester" --
Testimony of Kipling --
"The widow at Windsor --
The revelry of the dying --
The band in tn the pine-wood --
The song of the dead --
Ave imperiatrix --
Tommy Atkins --
The survival of gthe fittest in war? --
What of America? --
Significance of "Sons of the Revolution" --
War sometimes inevitable --
Brownell's roll of honor --
The phantom army --
How long will the republic endure? --
Like the seed is the harvest --
War as a source of national strength --
War one influence amony many --
Advantages of Civil War --
The best political economy.

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