By Marius Turda
The background of eugenics and racial nationalism in principal and Southeast Europe is a ignored subject of research in modern scholarship. The 20 essays during this quantity, written by way of unique students of eugenics and fascism along a brand new new release of students, excavate the hitherto unknown eugenics routine in valuable and Southeast Europe, together with Austria and Germany. Eugenics and racial nationalism are themes that experience always been marginalized and rated as incompatible with neighborhood nationwide traditions in imperative and Southeast Europe. those subject matters obtain a brand new remedy right here. at the one hand, the historiographic viewpoint connects advancements within the heritage of anthropology and eugenics with political ideologies comparable to racial nationalism and anti-Semitism; nonetheless, it contests the Sonderweg process followed through students facing those matters. The e-book might function a consultant within the historical past of eugenics and racism in important and Southeast Europe among 1900 and 1940 and it can be used as a platform for a extra normal theoretical debate approximately theories of nationwide specificity and strong point .
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