The legacy of Malthus: the social costs of the new scientific racism

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University of Illinois Press, 1980 - Social Science - 686 pages
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A comprehensive account of the origins of scientific racism in the Industrial Revolution, its theorists and propagandists, its malign influence on public policy, and its destructive effects on past and present American life

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This was a fascinating book that I read well over twenty years ago. Chase writes about the American eugenics movement and how grew from intelligence tests administered during the early 20th century ... Read full review

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Exhaustively traces the trajectory of eugenics from Malthus to the environmental movement of the 1970s. Read full review

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