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Heredity in Relation to Eugenics (Medicine & society in America) Hardcover – June, 1972

ISBN-13: 978-0405039461 ISBN-10: 0405039468

 
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Product Details

  • Series: Medicine & society in America
  • Hardcover: 298 pages
  • Publisher: Ayer Co Pub (June 1972)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0405039468
  • ISBN-13: 978-0405039461
  • Average Customer Review: 2.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,388,620 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Sherry on June 3, 2006
Format: Hardcover
The ideal work on how we can use eugenics to improve our society; used for many years as a college text book.
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By me on November 13, 2014
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
i know it was written a while ago, but i'm pretty sure ocr could've made it into a decent digital edition. how do i return this?
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2 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Dalton C. Rocha on April 21, 2009
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Here in Brazil, I tried to read this former american best-seller, published first in 1911.Yes, it was a college text-book, in medicine, but it has not only eugenics/racist believes, but also frauds.To example, it claims that Chlorosis, Cerebral Palsy of Infancy(polio), Hysteria, Psoriasis, Cretinism, Goitre, etc. as caused by racial defects.
The real valor of this book is to see how racist and falase was eugenics, now called ecology.This book was published using money and support of Carnegie Institution, now an ecological institution.
The ediction that I tried to read had 218 pages.The other reviewer claimed that this trash-book shows how to improve this world.Well, the other reviewer didn't told how fraud, racism and prejudices can improve the world.
This trash-book has some chapters:

Chapter I
Eugenics: Its nature, importance and aims.

Chapter II
The method of eugenics

Chapter III
The inheritance of family traits.
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