Item description for Blood And Homeland: Eugenics And Racial Nationalism in Central And Southeast Europe, 1900-1940. by Marius Turda & Paul Julian Weindling...
The history of eugenics and racial nationalism in Central and Southeast Europe is a neglected topic of analysis in contemporary scholarship. The 20 essays in this volume, written by distinguished scholars of eugenics and fascism alongside a new generation of scholars, excavate the hitherto unknown eugenics movements in Central and Southeast Europe, including Austria and Germany. Eugenics and racial nationalism are topics that have constantly been marginalized and rated as incompatible with local national traditions in Central and Southeast Europe. These topics receive a new treatment here. On the one hand, the historiographic perspective connects developments in the history of anthropology and eugenics with political ideologies such as racial nationalism and anti-Semitism; on the other hand, it contests the Sonderweg approach adopted by scholars dealing with these issues. The book could serve as a guide in the history of eugenics and racism in Central and Southeast Europe between 1900 and 1940 and it could be used as a platform for a more general theoretical debate about theories of national specificity and uniqueness .
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Studio: Central European University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 2006
Publisher Central European University Press
ISBN 9637326812 ISBN13 9789637326813
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More About Marius Turda & Paul Julian Weindling
Marius Turda has an academic affiliation as follows - Oxford Brookes University, UK.