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

Author: Mark B Adams
Publisher: New York u.a. : Oxford Univ. Pr., 1990.
Series: Monographs on the history and philosophy of biology
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark B Adams
ISBN: 0195053613 9780195053616
OCLC Number: 231057941
Description: x, 242 S.
Contents: Introduction: Eugenics in the history of science; Sheila Faith Weiss : The race hygiene movement in Germany 1900-1940; William H. Schneider : The eugenics movement in France 1890-1940; Nancy Leys Stepan : Eugenics in Brazil 1917-1940; Mark B. Adams : Eugenics in Russia 1900-1940; Conclusion: Towards a comparative history of eugenics: Issues and prospects
Series Title: Monographs on the history and philosophy of biology
Responsibility: ed. by Mark B. Adams.
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