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The triumph of the pedigree and the birth of eugenics : a life of Sir Francis Galton

Author: Nicholas W Gillham
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cousin of Charles Darwin, Francis Galton was an African explorer, the meteorologist who discovered the anticyclone, a pioneer in using fingerprints to identify individuals, a statistician, and the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Francis Galton; Francis Galton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas W Gillham
ISBN: 0195143655 9780195143652
OCLC Number: 232700251
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: by Nicholas Wright Gillham.
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A splendidly readable and informative guide to Galton's life, works and impact ... the accounts of Galton's investigations of heredity and their reception make the book so useful and so absorbing ... Read more...

 
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