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Published: 02 January 2017

168 Pages | 10 illus.

4-3/8 x 6-7/8 inches

ISBN: 9780199385904

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Eugenics: A Very Short Introduction

Philippa Levine

Very Short Introductions

  • The first synthetic analysis of eugenics to adopt a global perspective
  • Explores often suppressed cases of eugenic practices in the United States
  • Debunks the myth that eugenics begins and ends with Nazism and the Holocaust
  • Reveals the effects of eugenics on current reproductive and genetic sciences