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The Hour of Eugenics: Race, Gender, and Nation in Latin America

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This book addresses the scientific and social movement known as eugenics, a word invented in 1883 (from the Greek eugenes, meaning 'wellborn') by the British scientist Francis Galton to encompass the social uses to which knowledge of heredity could be put in order to achieve the goal of 'better breeding'.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801497957
Author:
Stepan, Nancy Leys
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Location:
Ithaca :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Eugenics
Subject:
Eugenics -- Latin America.
Subject:
History of Science-General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
9300
Publication Date:
19961131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
210
Dimensions:
9.03x6.03x.60 in. .70 lbs.

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