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Modernism and Eugenics

  • Marius Turda

Part of the Modernism and … book series (MAND)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Marius Turda
    Pages 1-12
  3. Marius Turda
    Pages 13-39
  4. Marius Turda
    Pages 92-117
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 127-189

About this book

Introduction

Modernism and Eugenics comprehensively explores modern Europe's fixation with eugenic programmes of racial and national purification. It convincingly demonstrates that between 1870 and 1940 eugenicists were not only preoccupied with rescuing the individual from the anomie of modernity but equally championed a glorious racial destiny for the nation.

Keywords

Europe hygiene nation

Authors and affiliations

  • Marius Turda
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Health, Medicine and SocietyOxford Brookes UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230281332
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-23083-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-28133-2
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