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The Wellborn science : eugenics in Germany, France, Brazil, and Russia

Author: Mark B Adams
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Series: Monographs on the history and philosophy of biology.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The four contributors to this volume examine the eugenic movements in Germany, France, Brazil, and the Soviet Union. The scientific components of those programmes are considered alongside the social,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark B Adams
ISBN: 0195053613 9780195053616
OCLC Number: 18877528
Description: x, 242 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Eugenics in the history of science / Mark B. Adams --
The race hygiene movement in Germany 1904-1945 / Sheila Faith Weiss --
The eugenics movement in France 1890-1940 / William H. Schneider --
Eugenics in Brazil 1917-1940 / Nancy Leys Stepan --
Eugenics in Russia 1900-1940 ; Toward a comparative history of eugenics / Mark B. Adams.
Series Title: Monographs on the history and philosophy of biology.
Responsibility: edited by Mark B. Adams.
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