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Category: Science and Technology -> Science and Technology -> Inventory #26532
Davenport's Dream: 21st Century Reflections on Heredity and Eugenics
Edited By Witkowski, Jan A. And Inglis, John R.
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Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
Place: Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Year: 2008
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9780879697563
Binding: Cloth
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Book Condition: New
Jacket Condition: New
When Charles Davenport published Heredity in Relation to Eugenics in 1911, he advanced his ideas of where genetics would go in the rest of the 20th century. In this volume, a group of prominent scientists take some of Davenport's themes-mental illness, human evolution, nature and nurture-and discuss them in a 21st century context. Davenport's original book is reprinted along with the essays. Contents: Complete facsimile reprint of Heredity in Relation to Eugenics by Charles Davenport; Additional Essays: Preface (Matt Ridley); Davenport Biography (Jan Witkowski); Davenport' s Eugenics (Elof Carlson); Human Variation/Evolution/Founder Effects (Douglas Wallace); Psychiatric Disorders (Daniel Weinberger and David Goldman); Behavioral Disorders (Lindsey Kent and Simon Baron Cohen); Using Genetics (Philip Reilly); Insights from the Human Genome: Genes and Variation (Maynard Olson); Genetics and Equality (Ronald Dworkin); Genetics and Human Nature (Lewis Wolpert).298pp.
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