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Title Extreme measures : the dark visions and bright ideas of Francis Galton / Martin Brookes.
Imprint New York : Bloomsbury : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck, 2004.

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 Main Stacks  QH429.2.G35 B76 2004    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description xviii, 298 p. : ill., ports., geneal. table ; 22 cm.
Subject Galton, Francis, 1822-1911.
Geneticists -- England -- Biography.
Eugenics.
Eugenics -- Biography.
Genetics -- Biography.
Contents Dead on arrival -- Lunar orbit -- Boy wonder -- Growing pains -- Wilderness years -- The great trek -- A compendium for Crusoe -- Storm warnings -- Extreme states -- On the origin of specious -- Rabbit stew -- Question time -- Vital statistics -- The gravity of numbers -- Tips on fingers -- Home improvements -- Birmingham's forgotten son.