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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:   eBook : Document : 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, religious, and political forces which have altered their original scientific goals.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wellborn science.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
(DLC) 88038434
(OCoLC)18877528
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark B Adams
ISBN: 1601296983 9781601296986 9780195363838 0195363833
OCLC Number: 65212092
Description: 1 online resource (x, 242 p.)
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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