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Author Rosen, Christine.

Title Preaching eugenics : religious leaders and the American eugenics movement / Christine ROsen
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 286 pages) : illustrations
Summary The author tells how Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish leaders confronted and enthusiastically embraced eugenics - a movement that embodied progressive attitudes about modern science at the time. She argues that religious leaders pursued eugenics precisely when they moved away from traditional religious tenets
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Eugenics -- Religious aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199835218 ebook
0199835217 ebook