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Eugenics in the garden : transatlantic architecture and the crafting of modernity

Author: Fabiola López-Durán
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2018.
Series: Lateral exchanges.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The first book to link eugenics with urban planning and the built environment, this volume traces how the "science" of race improvement spread from medicine to architecture as Latin Americans pursued  Read more...

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López-Durán, Fabiola.
Eugenics in the garden.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017025394
(OCoLC)988863556
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fabiola López-Durán
ISBN: 9781477314975 1477314970 9781477314982 1477314989
OCLC Number: 1014123262
Awards: Winner of Robert Motherwell Book Award, Outstanding Book on Modernism in the Arts, The Dedalus Foundation 2019 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Practicing utopia : eugenics and the medicalization of the built environment --
Paris goes West: from the Musée social to an "ailing paradise" --
Machines for modern life : the apparatuses of health and reproduction --
Picturing evolution : Le Corbusier and the remaking of man.
Series Title: Lateral exchanges.
Responsibility: Fabiola López-Durán.

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