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In the Name of Eugenics

Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity

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PAPERBACK

$36.50 • £29.95 • €33.00

ISBN 9780674445574

Publication Date: 07/21/1998

Short

448 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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Daniel Kevles is Stanley Woodward Professor of History and Law at Yale University.

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