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Author Schmuhl, Hans-Walter.
Title The Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics, 1927-1945 : crossing boundaries / Hans-Walter Schmuhl.
Imprint [Dordrecht] : Springer, 2008.

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Author Schmuhl, Hans-Walter.
Series Boston studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 259
Boston studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 259.
Subject Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Anthropologie, menschliche Erblehre und Eugenik -- History.
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Anthropologie, menschliche Erblehre und Eugenik.
Eugenics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Anthropology -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
National socialism and medicine.
Anthropology -- history. &NC&
History, 20th Century.
National Socialism -- history. &NC&
Eugenics -- history. &NC&
Eugenics -- history.
Anthropology -- history.
National Socialism -- history.
Germany.
Germany.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 467 pages).
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Translated from the German.
Contents A "purely theoretical institute for the study of the nature of man" : the founding of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics, 1920-1927 -- "The human of the future under the scrutiny of research" : the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics in the Weimar Republic, 1927-1933 -- The "Faustian bargain" : the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics in the National Socialist era, 1933-1938/1942 -- In the realm of opportunity : the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics during World War II, 1938/42-1945.
Summary When the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity and Eugenics opened its doors in 1927, it could rely on wide political approval, ranging from the Social Democrats over the Catholic Centre to the far rightwing of the party spectrum. In 1933 the institute and its founding director Eugen Fischer came under pressure to adjust, which they were able to ward off through Selbstgleichschaltung (auto-coordination). The Third Reich brought about a mutual beneficial servicing of science and politics. With their research into hereditary health and racial policies the institute??'s employ.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
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ISBN 9781402066009
1402066007
9781402065996 (hbk.)
140206599X (hbk.)
661118015X
9786611180157
9048176786
9789048176786
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-1-4020-6600-9
OCLC # 233972546
Additional Format Print version: Schmuhl, Hans-Walter. Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics, 1927-1945. [Dordrecht] : Springer, 2008 9781402065996 140206599X (OCoLC)213106137


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