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Title Eugenic nation : faults and frontiers of better breeding in modern America / Alexandra Minna Stern.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2005.

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 Spec. Coll. Southwest  HQ755.5.U5 S84 2005    LIB USE ONLY
Description xiv, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series American crossroads ; 17.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-322) and index.
Subject Eugenics -- United States -- History.
Eugenics -- California -- History.
Eugenics -- history -- California.
Eugenics -- history -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- California.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Sterilization, Involuntary -- history -- California.
Sterilization, Involuntary -- history -- United States.
Vulnerable Populations -- California.
Vulnerable Populations -- United States.
Contents Introduction -- Race betterment and tropical medicine in imperial San Francisco -- Quarantine and eugenic gate-keeping on the U.S-Mexico border -- Instituting eugenics in California -- California's eugenic landscapes -- Centering eugenics on the family -- Contesting hereditarianism.