The ideal family history

Banker, Howard James (1923) The ideal family history. In: Scientific papers of the second International Congress of Eugenics : held at American Museum of Natural History, New York, September 22-28, 1921. Williams & Williams, Baltimore, pp. 306-311.



The essays in these two volumes comprise the scientific papers delivered at the second international congress of eugenics, held in New York City in 1921. Three addresses, by Osborne, Darwin and Davenport, are written particularly for the public. The scientific papers are technical in character, and cover the entire field of heredity and family studies. These papers indicate that the scientific study of inheritance has traveled a long road during the last twenty years. Such questions as the genesis of twins, disturbances in development produced by radium, inheritance of cancer, eye defects and mental disorders, the effects of inbreeding, race mixture

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: history > eugenics
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Communities: Station for Experimental Evolution at Cold Spring Harbor
Depositing User: Elizabeth Pessala
Date: 1923
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2016 16:42
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2016 16:42

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