Parenthood & Race Culture; An Outline Of Eugenics

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byCaleb Williams Saleeby

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX B THE EUGENICS EDUCATION SOCIETY There has lately been founded a society, the effective activity of which has been alluded to in preceding pages. One of the purposes of the present volume is to gain adherents for this Society and perhaps, even better still, to encourage readers in great provincial centers, for instance, to form eugenic bodies for themselves. Sir James Crichton-Browne accepted the presidency of the Society for its first year, and the cause of the helpless inebriate and the future is much indebted to him for his help in that matter.1 Lately, Mr. Francis Galton consented to become our Honorary President, and while we have the advice and help and direction of the august founder of eugenics, it may fairly be assumed that for responsible and authoritative statement and action, it will be well to consult the Eugenics Education Society rather than the amateur and irresponsible eugenist whom this new cause, like other new causes, will doubtless call into being. The following is reprinted from the Society's papers:--The Eugenics Education Society proposes, so far as its means allow: 1. To arrange for Lectures on the facts and laws of heredity, on the circumstances attending the rise and decline of ruling races and families, on the good and bad racial effects of various laws and usages, and on other kindred subjects. 1 Mr. Montague Crackenthorpe, K.C., is the President for 1909. 2. To popularize the results of researches, such as are being pursued at the Francis Galton Eugenics Laboratory of the University of London and elsewhere. 3. To ensure that the young shall be made acquainted with the principles of Eugenics, since a knowledge of them may be expected to supply an important aid towards the formation of character. 4. To intervene whenev...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX B THE EUGENICS EDUCATION SOCIETY There has lately been founded a society, the effective activity of which has been al...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217529577

ISBN - 13:9780217529570

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