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The rhetoric of eugenics in Anglo-American thought

Author: Marouf Arif Hasian, Jr.
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1996.
Series: The University of Georgia Humanities Center series on science and the humanities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ranging in subject from England's poor laws to the Human Genome Project, this text looks at the history and development of the eugenics movement in Anglo-American culture.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marouf Arif Hasian, Jr.
ISBN: 0820317713 9780820317717
OCLC Number: 32346305
Description: x, 265 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Significance and Origins of the Rhetoric of Eugenics --
2. From Cradle to Grave: The Popularization of Eugenics within the Rhetorical Sphere, 1900-1940 --
3. Race and African-American Interpretations of Eugenics --
4. Women and the Eugenics Movement --
5. Catholic Interpretations of Eugenics Rhetoric --
6. Liberal and Socialist Interpretations of Eugenics --
7. The Return of Eugenics: Ideographic Fragments and the Mythology of the Human Genome Project --
Appendix: Terms of Art in Rhetorical Analyses.
Series Title: The University of Georgia Humanities Center series on science and the humanities.
Other Titles: Eugenics
Responsibility: Marouf Arif Hasian, Jr.

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