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Richard Cleminson - Catholicism, Race and Empire - 9789633860281 - V9789633860281
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Catholicism, Race and Empire

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Description for Catholicism, Race and Empire Hardcover. This monograph discusses Portuguese eugenics within a strong international historiographical comparative framework and situates it within different regional, scientific and ideological types of eugenics in the same period. Series: CEU Press Studies in the History of Medicine. Num Pages: 350 pages. BIC Classification: 1DSP; 3JJ; HRCC7; JFSL; JHBD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 164 x 236 x 23. Weight in Grams: 550.
This monograph discusses Portuguese eugenics within a strong international historiographical comparative framework and situates it within different regional, scientific and ideological types of eugenics in the same period. The author argues about three factors that curtailed the development of eugenics in Portugal: the low level of institutionalization, Catholic opposition and the conservative nature of the Salazar regime. The eugenic science and movement was confined to three principal expressions: individualized studies on mental health, often from a 'biotypological' perspective; a particular stance on racial miscegenation within the context of the existence of large colonies under Portuguese rule; and a diffuse model ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Central European University Press Hungary
Number of pages
350
Condition
New
Series
CEU Press Studies in the History of Medicine
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
Budapest, Hungary
ISBN
9789633860281
SKU
V9789633860281
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About Richard Cleminson
Richard Cleminson is Reader in the History of Sexuality, at the University of Leeds. His previous books include Anarchism, Science and Sex: Eugenics in Eastern Spain, 1900–1937 (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2000) and Sex, Identity and Hermaphrodites in Iberia, 1500-1800 (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2013), co-authored with Francisco Vázquez García.

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