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Resource Guide:
Eugenics

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
EugenicsHQ 750-755.5
Eugenics, SterilizationKF 3832

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Eugenics
  • Malthusianism
  • Involuntary Sterilization
  • Euguenics — Government policy — Germany — History — 20th century
  • Eugenics — History
  • Eugenics — History — United States
  • Eugenics — Legislation and jurisprudence — United States
  • Sterilization, Eugenic

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
A century of eugenics in America : from the Indiana experiment to the human genome eraHQ 755.5 .U5 C46 2010
Biology and ideology from Descartes to DawkinsQH 331 .B477 2010
Popular eugenics : national efficiency and American mass culture in the 1930sHQ 755.5 .U5 P66 2006
Is human nature obsolete? genetics, bioengineering, and the future of the human conditione-Book
Preaching eugenics : religious leaders and the American eugenics movementHQ 755.5 .U5 R67 2003
War against the weak : eugenics and America’s campaign to create a master raceHQ 755.5 .U5 B53 2003
The unfit: a history of a bad ideae-Book
Science in the Third Reiche-Book
Modernism and eugenics Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and the culture of degeneratione-Book
From chance to choice : genetics and justiceQH 431 .F8765 2000
The Lynchburg storyDVD HQ 755.5 Lynchburg

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Eugenics Quarterly
  • Eugenics Review
  • The Journal of Heredity
  • Nature Reviews Genetics
  • The American Journal of Bioethics
  • Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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