Latin Eugenics in Comparative Perspective

  title={Latin Eugenics in Comparative Perspective},
  author={Marius Turda and Aaron Gillette},
Introduction 1. Precursors 2. Early Latin Eugenics 3. Latin Eugenics in Interwar Europe 4. Latin Eugenics, Catholicism and Sterilization 5. Eugenics in Interwar Latin America 6. The Latin Eugenics Federation 7. Latin Eugenics and Scientific Racism Conclusion Epilogue: Latin Eugenics after 1945 Bibliography Index 
Between Germanic and Latin eugenics: Portugal, 1930-1960.
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A laboratory for Latin eugenics: the Italian Committee for the Study of Population Problems and the international circulation of eugenic knowledge, 1920s-1940s.
  • L. Berlivet
  • History, Medicine
  • Historia, ciencias, saude--Manguinhos
  • 2016
The aim of this article is to shed light on the rise to international prominence of the Italian statistician and eugenicist Corrado Gini and his appointment as the inaugural president of the LatinExpand
Zero hour of eugenics in Argentina: disputes and ideologies surrounding the emergence of a scientific field, 1916-1932.
  • G. Vallejo
  • History, Medicine
  • Historia, ciencias, saude--Manguinhos
  • 2018
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Fit bodies, strong races, modern nations
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Latin and Nordic Eugenics in the Project of Racial Improvement Set Up by Giuseppe Sergi, Founder of the Comitato italiano per gli studi di Eugenica
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The Chilean exception: racial homogeneity, mestizaje and eugenic nationalism
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Race, Statistics and Italian Eugenics: Alfredo Niceforo’s Trajectory from Lombroso to Fascism (1876–1960)
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Conceptualising eugenics and racial hygiene as public health theory and practice
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