"The Hour of Eugenics" : Race, Gender, and Nation in Latin America (Paperback) - Stepan, Nancy Leys

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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'.

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Publisher Cornell Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780801497957
SKU 30152495
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0801497957
Release Date 5/7/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 0.5T
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Editors Note 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'.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0248
Publisher Cornell University Press
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