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The Resource In reckless hands : Skinner v. Oklahoma and the near triumph of American eugenics, Victoria F. Nourse

In reckless hands : Skinner v. Oklahoma and the near triumph of American eugenics, Victoria F. Nourse

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In reckless hands : Skinner v. Oklahoma and the near triumph of American eugenics
Title
In reckless hands
Title remainder
Skinner v. Oklahoma and the near triumph of American eugenics
Statement of responsibility
Victoria F. Nourse
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the 1920s and 1930s, thousands of men and women were sterilized at asylums and prisons across America because it was believed that criminality and mental illness were inherited. This is the disturbing, forgotten history of America's experiment with eugenics
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nourse, Victoria F
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skinner, Jack T
  • Involuntary sterilization
  • Involuntary sterilization
  • Eugenics
Label
In reckless hands : Skinner v. Oklahoma and the near triumph of American eugenics, Victoria F. Nourse
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 179-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780393065299
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008013140
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)181139411
Label
In reckless hands : Skinner v. Oklahoma and the near triumph of American eugenics, Victoria F. Nourse
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 179-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780393065299
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008013140
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)181139411

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