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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (3): 131–144.
Published: 01 January 2007
...REBECCA M. KLUCHIN Scholars have been studying eugenics and sterilization for years, but only recently have some begun to examine these issues from the point of view of those sterilized. This is in large part because so few records containing the voices of the sterilized exist or are accessible to...
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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (3): 145–155.
Published: 01 January 2007
...MELISSA OOTEN; SARAH TREMBANIS In teaching eugenics to undergraduate students and general public audiences, film should be considered as a provocative and fruitful medium that can generate important discussions about the intersections among eugenics, gender, class, race, and sexuality. This paper...
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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (3): 105–129.
Published: 01 January 2007
...JOANNE WOIAK Aldous Huxley composed Brave New World in the context of the Depression and the eugenics movement in Britain. Today his novel is best known as satirical and predictive, but an additional interpretation emerges from Huxley's nonfiction writings in which the liberal humanist expressed...
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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (3): 163–175.
Published: 01 January 2007
...DAVID CULLEN The following essay is a review of the literature about the American eugenics movement produced by scholars over the last fifty years. The essay provides an explanation for today's renewed interest in the subject and for why the science of eugenics remains relevant to contemporary...
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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (3): 19–32.
Published: 01 January 2007
...SUSAN BACHRACH This article discusses the methods the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum used to make an exhibition on the complex history of Nazi eugenics accessible to the museum's mass public and at the same time, provocative for special audiences consisting of professionals and students...
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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (3): 33–51.
Published: 01 January 2007
...RALPH BRAVE; KATHRYN SYLVA Human Plants, Human Harvest: The Hidden History of California Eugenics is the first-ever exhibition on the history of eugenics in California. The disappearance of this history for half a century, and the consequent absence of a “collective memory,” were the primary...
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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (3): 5–17.
Published: 01 January 2007
...CHLOE S. BURKE; CHRISTOPHER J. CASTANEDA Inspired by our experience addressing the legacy of eugenics at California State University, Sacramento, this special issue presents an array of articles representative of diverse approaches to the historical investigation of eugenics. This article provides...
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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (3): 53–67.
Published: 01 January 2007
...ANGELA GONZALES; JUDY KERTÉSZ; GABRIELLE TAYAC Although research on the history of the eugenics movement in the United States is legion, its impact on state policies that identified and defined American Indians has yet to be fully addressed. The exhibit, Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities...
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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (3): 69–85.
Published: 01 January 2007
... family contests fused nostalgia for the farm family with a modernist promise of scientific control. © 2007 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2007 eugenics Florence Sherbon better babies fitter families public health Fitter Families for Future Firesides...
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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (3): 87–104.
Published: 01 January 2007
... eugenics cultural geography Chasing Aleck: The Story of a Dorm R. A. R. Edwards Abstract: A student raised a hand in class and asked, Why is this dorm named after Alexan- der Graham Bell? On a deaf campus, this was a loaded question. Bell was an oralist, op- posed to sign language. He was a...