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dc.contributor.editorSchnebly, Risa Ariaen_US
dc.creatorHoff, Aliya R.
dc.date.accessioned2021-07-30T05:45:29Z
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dc.date.created2021-07-29
dc.identifier.urihttps://hpsrepository.asu.edu/handle/10776/13290
dc.description.abstractThe International Eugenics Congresses consisted of three scientific meetings held in London, England, in 1912 and at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, New York, in 1921 and 1932. Leonard Darwin, son of Charles Darwin, Henry Fairfield Osborn, the President of the American Museum of Natural History, and Charles Benedict Davenport, founder of the Eugenics Record Office at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York City presided over the Congresses. Scientists presented research in genetics and shared ideas for putting eugenics into practice, such as preventing people they considered inferior from reproducing through forced sterilization. The three International Eugenics Congresses increased scientific and public support of the eugenics movement in the early twentieth century, and established organizations to pursue eugenics agendas that contributed to the forced sterilization of hundreds of thousands of people in the US and Nazi Germany.en_US
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dc.publisherArizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofEmbryo Project Encyclopediaen_US
dc.rightsCopyright Arizona Board of Regentsen_US
dc.subjectOrganizationen_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational Eugenics Congress (1st : 1912 : University of London) Problems in eugenics. Papers communicated to the first International eugenics congress held at the University of London, July 24th to 30th, 1912. [London]; Eugenics education society, 1912.en_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational Eugenics Congress (3rd : 1932 : New York, N.Y.) A decade of progress in eugenics; Baltimore, The Williams & Wilkins company, 1934.en_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational Congress of Eugenics (2nd : 1921 : American Museum of Natural History) Second International Congress of Eugenics, 1921en_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational Congress of Eugenics (2nd : 1921 : American Museum of Natural History) Eugenics, genetics, and the family. New York : Garland, 1985.en_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational Congress of Eugenics (2nd : 1921 : American Museum of Natural History) Eugenics in race and state. New York : Garland, 1985en_US
dc.subject.lcshOsborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935en_US
dc.subject.lcshAmerican Eugenics Societyen_US
dc.subject.lcshEugenics--United States--Historyen_US
dc.subject.lcshDavenport, Charles Benedict, 1866-1944en_US
dc.subject.lcshLaughlin, Harry Hamilton, 1880-1943en_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational Congress of Eugenicsen_US
dc.subject.lcshRacial crossing. Miscegenationen_US
dc.subject.lcshGalton, Francis, 1822-1911en_US
dc.subject.lcshGrant, Madison, 1865-1937en_US
dc.subject.lcsh1880-1943; Eugenics in literature--American--Literary history--20th centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshRace improvementen_US
dc.subject.lcshEugenics and state. State policy (General)en_US
dc.subject.lcshSterilization (Eugenics)en_US
dc.subject.lcshHeredity and social problemsen_US
dc.subject.lcshAmerican Museum of Natural Historyen_US
dc.subject.lcshNazi Party members (Germany)en_US
dc.subject.lcshNazisen_US
dc.subject.lcshAmerican Eugenics Society. Eugenical newsen_US
dc.subject.lcshEugenics Record Officeen_US
dc.subject.lcshNeville-Rolfe, Sybilen_US
dc.subject.lcshDarwin, Leonard, 1850-1943en_US
dc.subject.lcshChurchill, Winston, 1874-1965en_US
dc.subject.lcshBell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922en_US
dc.subject.lcshUniversity of Cambridgeen_US
dc.subject.lcshUniversity of Oxforden_US
dc.subject.lcshRoyal Society of Medicine Foundationen_US
dc.subject.lcshAmerican Association for the Advancement of Scienceen_US
dc.subject.lcshAmerican Philosophical Societyen_US
dc.subject.lcshLittle, Clarence C. (Clarence Cook), 1888-1971en_US
dc.subject.lcshHarriman, Mary Williamson, 1851-1932en_US
dc.subject.lcshCarnegie Institute of Washington, Eugenics Record Office... Bulletin noen_US
dc.subject.meshEugenicsen_US
dc.subject.meshNegative Eugenicsen_US
dc.subject.meshPositive Eugenicsen_US
dc.subject.meshSterilization, Involuntaryen_US
dc.subject.meshGenocideen_US
dc.subject.meshAbortion, Eugenicen_US
dc.subject.meshInheritanceen_US
dc.subject.meshEuropean Continental Ancestry Groupen_US
dc.subject.meshRaceen_US
dc.subject.meshPseudoscienceen_US
dc.subject.meshRacismen_US
dc.subject.meshGenealogy and Heraldryen_US
dc.subject.meshPedigreeen_US
dc.subject.meshGeneticsen_US
dc.subject.meshAnthropologyen_US
dc.titleThe International Eugenics Congresses (1912–1932)en_US
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dc.subject.embryoOrganizationsen_US
dc.subject.tagAmerican Eugenicsen_US
dc.subject.tagRacism in US historyen_US
dc.description.typeArticlesen_US


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