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By Daniel J. Kevles

ISBN-10: 0307831507

ISBN-13: 9780307831507

Daniel Kevles lines the research and perform of eugenics--the technology of "improving" the human species via exploiting theories of heredity--from its inception within the past due 19th century to its most up-to-date manifestation in the box of genetic engineering. it truly is wealthy in narrative, anecdote, realization to human aspect, and tales of festival between scientists who've ruled the sector.

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