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The heredity of Richard Roe : a discussion of the principles of eugenics / by David Starr Jordan.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM 575.6 J82H (Text) 0000103820296 General book Available -

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  • Physical Description: 165 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : American Unitarian Association, 1911.

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General Note: "A preliminary essay bearing the same title was published in 'Footnotes to evolution' (Appleton, 1898)"--Prefatory note.
Formatted Contents Note: The gate of gifts -- Inheritance of humanity -- Race characters -- Individual characters -- The germ cell -- Protoplasm -- Chromatin and chromosomes -- Nature divides unequally -- Atavism -- The mid-parent -- The thorough-bred -- Changes through experience -- Inheritance of acquired characters -- Heredity completes no character -- Blood will tell -- What blood will tell -- Nature and nurture -- Eugenics and euthenics -- Influence of birthplace -- Prenatal influences -- Transmission of impaired vitality -- Ibsen's ghosts -- Laws of nature -- Mendelism -- Bateson on Medelism -- Kellogg on Mendelism -- Davenport on Mendelian inheritance -- Last word on heredity unsaid -- Determination of sex -- Final formula of heredity -- Potentialities not character -- The higher heredity -- The unity of the ego -- The ego : a co-operation -- Fame not greatness -- The mother's part -- Self-mastery -- Eugenics -- Parasitic diseases -- Davenport on the red plague -- Effects of alcholism -- Davenport on feeble-mindedness -- Degeneration -- Decline in range of activities -- Quiescent animals -- Parasitic animals -- Sacculina -- Animal pauperism and human pauperism -- Law of compensation -- Race decline not collective -- Withered branches -- Old age -- Race decadence -- Charity -- The crétins of Aosta -- Isolation -- The jukes -- The poor whites -- Mutual help -- The easy world -- Poverty and pauperism -- The human sacculina inactivity -- McCulloch on the Tribe of Ishmael -- Paupers as parasites -- Pauperism : a factor in government -- Corruption fund of public charity -- Foreign immigration -- Assisted immigration -- National life of England -- Freedom which is thraldom -- Future of the republic -- Slavery -- The slums -- The tropics -- Luxury -- The higher foolishness -- The mattoid -- The normal man -- Genius -- Decadent literature -- Opportunity without training -- The drooping spirit -- Nordau's degeneration -- Sensation and action -- The power of attention -- Defects of mind -- Hysteria -- The mind of nations -- Institutions -- Mental pauperism -- Artificial selection -- The fine art of breeding -- Breeding of the superman -- Counting one's ancestors -- Lineage of a little girl -- All Englishmen of royal lineage -- Primogeniture -- Origin of the English character -- The survival of the existing -- The wholesome world.
Subject: Eugenics.

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