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Race decadence : an examination of the causes of racial degeneracy in the United States

Author: William S Sadler
Publisher: Chicago : A.C. McClurg & Co., 1922.
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Sadler, William Samuel, 1875-
Race decadence; an examination of the causes of racial degeneracy in the United States.
Chicago, A.C. McClurg & co., 1922
(OCoLC)599752632
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William S Sadler
OCLC Number: 373314
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 421 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Part I. Physical decadence, or, The increase of certain bodily diseases. What ails Uncle Sam? --
Our first national health inventory --
Postponing your funeral --
Sickness in the United States --
Triumphs and failures of preventative medicine --
The cancer patient --
The white plague --
The great black plague --
Increase in "old-age" diseases --
Heart failure, hardened arteries, and Bright's disease --
Causes of "old-age" disorders --
Treatment of "old-age" disorders --
The laws of health in a nutshell --
Part II. Mental degeneracy, or, The increase in mental and nervous disorders. Are we becoming a neurotic race? --
Is insanity increasing? --
Feeble-mindedness --
The moron problem --
Epilepsy and sex perversion --
The backward child --
Feeble-mindedness in relation to crime --
Feeble-mindedness in relation to vice and poverty --
Borderland defectives --
The "aristocracy of the unfit" --
Desirability of restricting the unfit --
Looking facts in the face.
Responsibility: by William S. Sadler ...

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