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The Resource A life of Sir Francis Galton : from African exploration to the birth of eugenics, Nicholas Wright Gillham

A life of Sir Francis Galton : from African exploration to the birth of eugenics, Nicholas Wright Gillham

Label
A life of Sir Francis Galton : from African exploration to the birth of eugenics
Title
A life of Sir Francis Galton
Title remainder
from African exploration to the birth of eugenics
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Wright Gillham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gillham, Nicholas W
Dewey number
  • 576.5/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH429.2.G35
LC item number
G53 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galton, Francis
  • Geneticists
  • Eugenics
  • Genetics
  • Galton, Francis
  • SCIENCE
  • Eugenics
  • Geneticists
  • Genetics
  • England
Label
A life of Sir Francis Galton : from African exploration to the birth of eugenics, Nicholas Wright Gillham
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 390-397) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Prologue: Francis Galton in Perspective; I. ANTECEDENTS AND BEGINNINGS; 1 An Enviable Pedigree; 2 Metamorphosis: From Birth to Medical School; 3 A Poll Degree from Cambridge; 4 Drifting; II. GEOGRAPHY AND EXPLORATION; 5 South Africa; 6 Making Peace with Jonker Afrikaner; 7 Expedition to Ovampoland; 8 Fame and Marriage; 9 Riding High with the Royal Geographical Society; I. The Great Lakes of Africa; 10 Riding High with the Royal Geographical Society; II. Stanley Faces Off with the Geographers; 11 Weather Maps and the Anticyclone; III. THE TRIUMPH OF THE PEDIGREE
  • 12 Hereditary Talent and Character13 Gemmules, Rabbits, Germs, and Stirps; 14 Nature and Nurture; 15 Sweet Peas and Anthropometrics; 16 Probing the Mind; 17 Fingerprints; 18 The Birth of Biometrics; 19 Galton's Disciples; 20 Evolution by Jumps; 21 The Mendelians Trump the Biometricians; 22 The Triumph of the Pedigree: Eugenics; Epilogue: Out of Pandora's Box: The First International Congress of Eugenics; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
65192643
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 416 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423761228
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65192643
Label
A life of Sir Francis Galton : from African exploration to the birth of eugenics, Nicholas Wright Gillham
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 390-397) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Prologue: Francis Galton in Perspective; I. ANTECEDENTS AND BEGINNINGS; 1 An Enviable Pedigree; 2 Metamorphosis: From Birth to Medical School; 3 A Poll Degree from Cambridge; 4 Drifting; II. GEOGRAPHY AND EXPLORATION; 5 South Africa; 6 Making Peace with Jonker Afrikaner; 7 Expedition to Ovampoland; 8 Fame and Marriage; 9 Riding High with the Royal Geographical Society; I. The Great Lakes of Africa; 10 Riding High with the Royal Geographical Society; II. Stanley Faces Off with the Geographers; 11 Weather Maps and the Anticyclone; III. THE TRIUMPH OF THE PEDIGREE
  • 12 Hereditary Talent and Character13 Gemmules, Rabbits, Germs, and Stirps; 14 Nature and Nurture; 15 Sweet Peas and Anthropometrics; 16 Probing the Mind; 17 Fingerprints; 18 The Birth of Biometrics; 19 Galton's Disciples; 20 Evolution by Jumps; 21 The Mendelians Trump the Biometricians; 22 The Triumph of the Pedigree: Eugenics; Epilogue: Out of Pandora's Box: The First International Congress of Eugenics; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
65192643
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 416 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423761228
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65192643

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