War's Aftermath: A Preliminary Study of the Eugenics of War as Illustrated By the Civil War of the United States and the Late Wars in the Balkans

Jordan, David Starr; Jordan, Harvey Ernest

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1914
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xxx (i), 103 (1) pp, prefatory note, introduction, In the Wilderness, War's Aftermath in Virginia: The Problem at Issue; Spottsylvania County; Rockbridge County; Cobb County, Georgia; Preliminary Assumptions; Volunteer and Conscript;; The Deserter; The Military Companies; Statistical Exactness Impossible; Analysis of Opinion;; "Best Men First to Enlist"; The Flower of the People Lost; War Took Chiefly and Physically Fit; Volunteers Superior to Conscripts; "Bushmen" and Other Deserters Few; Those Who Fought Most Survived Least; The Best Lost Most; The Best Blood Suffered Most; The Strong Missed Since the War; Suffering and Death of Widows; Sweethearts Remained Unmarried, Others Married in Lower Stations; Farmers Now Not Inferior; Men in Courts Average Lower; Public Men Inferior, the Great Men Fewer; Rise of the Middle Class; All Classes Killed in War; Lack of Schooling vs. Inferiority of Blood Loss of Courage; Lowering of Average Through Immigration; Effects of Whiskey; Cousin Marriage; Loss of Strength Through Emigration; The Strong Fell in Battle, The Weark Died in Camps; Injury Through Failure in Education; Possibility of Avoiding the Civil War; Democracy of the Camp; Disappearance of Social Lines; Blessings of Labor; Social Good Followed the War, But War Wholly Bad; Not One Word to be Said for War, as War; Conclusion; Wars Aftermath In Macedonia. First Edition, 1914. Lightly rubbed top spine and bottom edge with lightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with silver bordered title plate and lettering to front board, and silver lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000026

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Title: War's Aftermath: A Preliminary Study of the ...

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA

Publication Date: 1914

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good-Very Good +

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Edition: First Edition.

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