Controlling Human Heredity

Author: Diane B. Paul
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 9781573923439
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In the late nineteenth and the early twentieth century, it was widely assumed that society ought to foster the breeding of those who possessed favourable traits and discourage the breeding of those who did not.

Building A Better Race

Author: Wendy Kline
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520246748
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James Reed, From Private Vice to Public Virtue: The Birth Control Movement and
American Society since 1830 (Princeton, ... Diane Paul, Controlling Human
Heredity, 1865 to the Present (Atlantic Highlands, N.J.; Humanities Press, 1995),

Inventing America S Worst Family

Author: Nathaniel Deutsch
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520255240
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"--Wendy Kline, author of Building a Better Race: Gender, Sexuality, and Eugenics from the Turn of the Century to the Baby Boom "This is one of the most intriguing, imaginative works of history I've read in quite some time.

Competing With The Soviets

Author: Audra J. Wolfe
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142140771X
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The high-tech machinery of nuclear physics and the space race are at the center of this story, but Audra J. Wolfe also examines the surrogate battlefield of scientific achievement in such diverse fields as urban planning, biology, and ...

Soldiers Of Reason

Author: Alex Abella
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780156033442
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An in-depth history of the RAND Corporation describes the behind-the-scenes role of the secretive think tank in shaping American political policy for six decades, detailing its origins, the part it played during the Cold War, and its ...

Cracking The Genome

Author: Kevin Davies
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801871405
Size: 16.49 MB
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This newly updated edition sheds light on the secrets of the sequence, highlighting the myriad ways in which genomics will impact human health for generations to come.

Human Evolution A Very Short Introduction

Author: Bernard Wood
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192803603
Size: 39.89 MB
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This introduction traces the history of paleoanthropology from its beginnings in the 18th century to the latest fossil finds.

Medicine And The Reign Of Technology

Author: Stanley Joel Reiser
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521282239
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This book describes some technological advances made in the art and practice of medicine during the past three centuries.

Woman Of Valor

Author: Ellen Chesler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416553694
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Ellen Chesler's 1992 biography of Margaret Sanger is acclaimed as definitive and is widely used and cited by scholars and activists alike in the fields of women's health and reproductive rights.