Eugenics, Human Genetics and Human Failings: The Eugenics Society, Its Sources and Its Critics in Britain
Based upon archival material newly available to researchers, this study follows the history of the eugenics movement from its roots in late 19th-century social reform to its heyday in the early 1900s as the source of a science of human genetics.
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Pauline Margaret Hodgson Mazumdar
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