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Biology, medicine and society, 1840-1940 [E-Book] / edited by Charles Webster.
During the period 1840-1940 biology and medicine were transformed, and took on major implications for social amelioration and population growth. New biological disciplines such as genetics and psychology consciously used scientific explanation to redefine the life of the individual. This volume orig...
|Personal Name(s):||Webster, Charles, editor|
Cambridge University Press,
1 online resource (ix, 344 pages)
Past and present publications
- Introduction / Charles Webster
- Women's health and the women's movement in Britain : 1840-1940 / Brian Harrison
- Working-class mothers and infant mortality in England, 1895-1914 / Carol Dyhouse
- Theories of the cell state in Imperial Germany / Paul Weindling
- Innate character in animals and man : a perspective on the origins of ethology / John R. Durant
- Genetics in the United States and Breat Britain 1890-1930 : a review with speculations / Daniel J. Kevles
- Eugenics and class / G.R. Searle
- Sociobiologies in competition : the biometrician-Mendelian debate / Donald Mackenzie
- Psychologists and class / Bernard Norton
- Measuring intelligence : English local education authorities and mental testing 1919-1939 / Gillian Sutherland.