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Diary of Eugene Gitz By Eugene Gitz
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World War I personal diary of Eugene Gitz. 1918 to 1919. Copy of original diary.
Essays in Eugenics By Francis Galton
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Galton was instrumental in the formulation of 'eugenics', which seeks to improve the human stock and prevent the degeneration of genetic potential. He introduced the very word “eugenics”... More > and the phrase “nature versus nature.” This book consists of a number of lectures delivered by the author during the early part of the twentieth century. Contents: The Possible Improvement of the Human Breed under Existing Conditions of Law and Sentiment; Eugenics, its Definition, Scope, and Aims; Restrictions in Marriage Studies in National Eugenics; Eugenics as a Factor in Religion; Probability, the Foundation of Eugenics; and Local Associations for Promoting Eugenics.< Less
Essays in Eugenics By Francis Galton
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Galton was instrumental in the formulation of 'eugenics', which seeks to improve the human stock and prevent the degeneration of genetic potential. He introduced the very word “eugenics”... More > and the phrase “nature versus nature.” This book consists of a number of lectures delivered by the author during the early part of the twentieth century. Contents: The Possible Improvement of the Human Breed under Existing Conditions of Law and Sentiment; Eugenics, its Definition, Scope, and Aims; Restrictions in Marriage Studies in National Eugenics; Eugenics as a Factor in Religion; Probability, the Foundation of Eugenics; and Local Associations for Promoting Eugenics.< Less
Essays in Eugenics By SIR FRANCIS GALTON
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SIR FRANCIS GALTON Essays in Eugenics Sir Francis Galton, born at Birmingham, England, in 1822, was a grandson of Dr. Erasmus Darwin. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1844. Galton... More > travelled in the north of Africa, on the White Nile and in the western portion of South Africa between 1844 and 1850. Like his immortal cousin, Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Galton is a striking instance of a man of great and splendid inheritance, who, also inheriting wealth, devotes it and his powers to the cause of humanity. He published several books on heredity, the first of which was "Hereditary Genius." The next "Inquiries into Human Faculty," which was followed by "Natural Inheritance." The "Essays in Eugenics" include all the most recent work of Sir Francis Galton since his return to the subject of eugenics in 1901.< Less
Eugene Onegin By Alexander Pushkin
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Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in imperial Russia during the 1820s, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the emotions and... More > destiny of three men - Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a stylized Pushkin himself - and the fates and affections of three women - Tatyana the provincial beauty, her sister Olga, and Pushkin's mercurial Muse. Engaging, full of suspense, and varied in tone, it also portrays a large cast of other characters and offers the reader many literary, philosophical, and autobiographical digressions, often in a highly satirical vein. Eugene Onegin was Pushkin's own favourite work, and it shows him attempting to transform himself from romantic poet into realistic novelist.< Less
Eugene Onegin By Aleksandr Pushkin
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Eugene Onegin is a novel in verse written by Alexander Pushkin. It is a classic of Russian literature, and its eponymous protagonist has served as the model for a number of Russian literary heroes.... More > It was published in serial form between 1825 and 1832. The first complete edition was published in 1833, and the currently accepted version is based on the 1837 publication. Almost the entire work is made up of 389 stanzas of iambic tetrameter with the unusual rhyme scheme "AbAbCCddEffEgg", where the uppercase letters represent feminine rhymes while the lowercase letters represent masculine rhymes. This form has come to be known as the "Onegin stanza" or the "Pushkin sonnet." The rhythm, innovative rhyme scheme, the natural tone and diction, and the economical transparency of presentation all demonstrate the virtuosity which has been instrumental in proclaiming Pushkin as the undisputed master of Russian poetry.< Less
The Memoirs of Eugene Edmonds By Eugene G. Edmonds
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A prisoner of war during World War II and a NASA photographer during the glory days of spaceflight, Eugene Edmonds witnessed firsthand the two defining events of the 20th century. In these pages, he... More > recalls an amazing life--from a humble childhood in rural Virginia, to his ordeal as a captive of the Nazis, to his long fulfilling career as a cameraman in America's space program.< Less
The Memoirs of Eugene Edmonds By Eugene G. Edmonds
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A prisoner of war during World War II and a NASA photographer during the glory days of spaceflight, Eugene Edmonds witnessed firsthand the two defining events of the 20th century. In these pages, he... More > recalls an amazing life--from a humble childhood in rural Virginia, to his ordeal as a captive of the Nazis, to his long fulfilling career as a cameraman in America's space program.< Less
Eugene Hardy's Journal, vol. 1 By Eugene Hardy
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Personal thoughts on the economy, self-empowerment.
Eugenics, Marriage and Birth Control (Practical Eugenics) By William J. Robinson
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This book gives an in dept look at the subjects surrounding birth control marriage and eugenics.