The Wellborn Science: Eugenics in Germany, France, Brazil, and Russia Mark B. Adams

ISBN: 9780195053616

Published: March 8th 1990

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The Wellborn Science: Eugenics in Germany, France, Brazil, and Russia  by  Mark B. Adams

The Wellborn Science: Eugenics in Germany, France, Brazil, and Russia by Mark B. Adams
March 8th 1990 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | | ISBN: 9780195053616 | 4.32 Mb

The four contributors to this volume examine the eugenics movements in Germany, France, Brazil, and the Soviet Union, and describe how geneticists and physicians participated in the development of policies concerning the improvement of hereditaryMoreThe four contributors to this volume examine the eugenics movements in Germany, France, Brazil, and the Soviet Union, and describe how geneticists and physicians participated in the development of policies concerning the improvement of hereditary qualities in humans.

They examine the scientific components of those programs and discuss the involvement of social, religious, and political forces that significantly altered the original scientific goals. The book opens up new and comparative perspectives on the history of eugenics and the social uses of science in general.



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