Sex, Race, and Science: Eugenics in the Deep South / Edition 1

Sex, Race, and Science: Eugenics in the Deep South / Edition 1

by Edward J. Larson, E. J. Larson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080185511X

ISBN-13: 9780801855115

Pub. Date: 09/30/1996

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

In the first book to explore the theory and practice of eugenics in the American South, Edward J. Larson shows how the quest for "strong bloodlines"expressed itself in state laws and public policies from the Progressive Era through World War II. Larson shows how the seemingly broad-based eugenics movement was in fact a series of distinct campaigns by small groups

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In the first book to explore the theory and practice of eugenics in the American South, Edward J. Larson shows how the quest for "strong bloodlines"expressed itself in state laws and public policies from the Progressive Era through World War II. Larson shows how the seemingly broad-based eugenics movement was in fact a series of distinct campaigns by small groups of determined individuals for legislation at the state level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801855115
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
09/30/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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