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"We Cannot Make a Silk Purse Out of a Sow's Ear": Eugenics in the Hoosier Heartland

@article{Stern2007WeCM,
  title={"We Cannot Make a Silk Purse Out of a Sow's Ear": Eugenics in the Hoosier Heartland},
  author={Alexandra Minna Stern},
  journal={Indiana Magazine of History},
  year={2007}
}
  • A. Stern
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Indiana Magazine of History
Alexanda Minna Stern is associate director of the Center for the History of Medicine and asso ciate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Program in American Culture at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is the author of Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America (2005). The author would like to thank the many people who have assisted in various ways with this article. They include archivist Vicki Casteel, who always has granted… Expand
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