Faces of Degeneration: A European Disorder, c.1848-1918 / Edition 1

Faces of Degeneration: A European Disorder, c.1848-1918 / Edition 1

by Daniel Pick
     
 

This book investigates the specific conception and descent of a language of 'degeneration' from 1848–1918.See more details below

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This book investigates the specific conception and descent of a language of 'degeneration' from 1848–1918.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521457538
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1993
Series:
Ideas in Context Series, #15
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Contexts; Part I. France: 2. Dégénérescence and revolution; 3. Zola's prognosis; 4. The wake of dégénérescence; Part II. Italy: 5. Lombroso's criminal science; Part III. England: 6. Fictions of degeneration; 7. Crime, urban degeneration and national decadence; 8. Concluding remarks.

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