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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
Published [Dordrecht] : Springer, ©2008

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 467 pages)
Series Boston studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 259
Boston studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 259.
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
Analysis antropologie
anthropology
geschiedenis
history
geneeskunde
medicine
volksgezondheid
public health
wetenschap
science
humane genetica
human genetics
levenswetenschappen
life sciences
Sciences (General)
Empirische wetenschappen (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from the German
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Subject Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Anthropologie, menschliche Erblehre und Eugenik -- History
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Anthropologie, menschliche Erblehre und Eugenik
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Anthropologie, menschliche Erblehre und Eugenik.
Berlin -- Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Anthropologie, Menschliche Erblehre und Eugenik.
Eugenics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Anthropology -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
National socialism and medicine.
Eugenics.
Anthropology.
Eugenics -- history
Anthropology -- history
History, 20th Century
National Socialism -- history
Eugenics
Anthropology
anthropology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
Sciences humaines.
Sciences sociales.
Anthropology.
Eugenics.
National socialism and medicine.
Eugenik -- historia -- Tyskland -- 1927-1945.
Antropologi -- historia -- Tyskland -- 1927-1945.
Rasbiologi -- Tyskland -- 1927-1945.
Nazism och medicin.
Germany
Germany.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781402066009
1402066007
9781402065996
140206599X
661118015X
9786611180157