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The Emergence of Genetic Rationality : Space, Time, & Information in American Biological Science, 1870-1920 (Hardcover)

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Using sources ranging from horse-breeding manuals to eugenics treatises, natural history tables to railway surveys, and novels to personal diaries, and drawing on the work of figures as diverse as Thorstein Veblen, Jack London, Edith Wharton, William James, and Luther Burbank, this edition uses David Starr Jordan--naturalist, poet, eugenicist, and educator--as a touchstone for deciphering the mode of rationality that genetics superseded.


Publisher University of Washington Press
Mfg Part# 9780295987569
SKU 204662612
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0295987561
Release Date 1/1/2008
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0381
Publisher University of Washington Press
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