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Title Health, hygiene, and eugenics in southeastern Europe to 1945 / edited by Christian Promitzer, Sevasti Trubeta, Marius Turda
Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 466 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series CEU Press studies in the history of medicine ; v. 2
CEU Press studies in the history of medicine ; v. 2
Contents Introduction. Framing issues of health, hygiene and eugenics in southeastern Europe / Christian Promitzer, Sevasti Trubeta, Marius Turda -- German eugenic paradigms. Racial expertise and German eugenic strategies for southeastern Europe / Paul Weindling -- Hygiene and health politics. Orientalizing disease : Austro-Hungarian policies of race, gender, and hygiene in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1874-1914 / Brigitte Fuchs -- Typhus, Turks, and Roma : hygiene and ethnic difference in Bulgaria, 1912-1944 / Christian Promitzer -- Health policy and private care : malaria sanitization in early twentieth century Greece / Katerina Gardikas -- Combating infant mortality in Bulgaria : welfare activities, national propaganda, and the establishment of pediatrics, 1900-1940 / Kristina Popova -- Politics, modernization, and public health in Greece : the case of occupational health, 1900-1940 / Leda Papastefanaki -- 'Like yeast in fermentation' : public health in interwar Yugoslavia / Leljko Dugac -- Eugenics and reproduction. Marital health and eugenics in Bulgaria, 1878-1940 / Gergana Mircheva -- Eugenic birth control and prenuptial health certification in interwar Greece / Sevasti Trubeta -- Eugenics and 'puericulture' : medical attempts to improve the 'biological capital' in interwar Greece / Vassiliki Theodorou and Despina Karakatsani -- Controlling the national body : ideas of racial purification in interwar Romania / Marius turda -- The Eugenic Fortress : Alfred Csallner and the Saxon eugenic discourse in interwar Romania / Tudor Georgescu -- Fighting the white plague : demography and abortion in the independent state of Croatia / Rory Yeomans -- New research agendas. Remapping the historiography of modernization and state-building in southeastern Europe through hygiene, health, and eugenics / Maria Bucur
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Eugenics -- Balkan Peninsula -- History.
Public health -- Balkan Peninsula -- History.
Eugenics -- history.
Health Policy -- history.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
Public Health -- history.
Social Medicine -- history.
Europe, Eastern.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Promitzer, Christian.
Troumpeta, Sevastē.
Turda, Marius.
ISBN 9639776823 (electronic bk.)
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