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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF EUGENICS. University of California Publications in Zoology, Volume XXV, Edited by (Used)
by Holmes, Samuel
Book ID: 11637, 11637
Berkeley: University of California 1924, large 8vo, smartly rebound in green cloth with gilt lettered spine, original wrappers silked, 514pp, vg-f copy. The bibliography is organized by subject: Heredity and Evolution, Eugenics and Works of a General Character, Genealogy, The Problem of Degeneracy, The Heredity of Human Traits, Heredity of Human Defect, Inheritance of Feeble-Mindedness, Inheritance of Epilepsy, Inheritance of Insanity, Inheritance of Deafness, The Heredity Factor in Tuberculosis, Alcohol and Heredity: Alcohol in Relation to Heredity; Lead Poisoning; Blastophthoria, Radical Influence of Venereal Disease, The Heredity Factor in Crime, The Heredity Factor in Delinquency, The Heredity Factor in Prostitution, Pauperism and Vagrancy, The Inheritance of Mental Ability, Genius and Insanity, Race, The Birth Rate, Neo-Mathusianism--Birth Control, Natural Selection in Man, Selective Effect of Infant Mortality, Selective Influence of War, Sexual Selection in Man, Urban Selection and Industrial Development, The Radical Influence of Religion, Immigration and Emigration, Consanguinity, Race Mixture, Determination of Sex, Sex Ratio, Age of Parents and Offspring, Order of Birth and Offspring, Negative Eugenics. The work is unfortunately lacking an index. There are approximately 10,000 titles cited. Samuel Jackson Holmes (1868-1964) was a professor of zoology at UC Berkeley for many year, and an early California eugenicist, part of the movement that eventually sterilized thousands of Californians in the name of societal betterment. Though there are not many annotations the entries are detailed and the whole work lends to an understanding of this bizarre period in American history. Very scarce.
Gnosis 19: The Trickster. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions
"As long as we lie to ourselves, the Trickster will be with us.
He'll show up just when we least want him, to embarrass us on a
first date, to prove us fools in front of the learned company
we're trying to impress, to make us miss a power breakfast with
that all-important business contact."
- Richard Smoley, from the introduction
Contents -- Spring 1991
Deconstructing Gurdjieff: Biography of a Spiritual Magician
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
In November 1949, architect Frank Lloyd Wright announced the death of "the greatest man in the world," yet few knew who he was talking about. Enigmatic, misunderstood, declared a charlatan, and recently dubbed "the Rasputin who inspired Mary Poppins," Gurdjieff's life has become a legend. But who really was George Ivanovich Gurdjieff?
Employing the latest research and discoveries, including previously unpublished reminiscences of the real man, Tobias Churton investigates the truth beneath th...
The Complete Mystical Records of Dr. John Dee: Transcribed from the 16th-Century Manuscripts Documen
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
A lavishly packaged, two-volume box set containing the most faithful and accurate versions of John Dee's journals ever published. This is a must-have treasure for Dee aficionados and esoteric scholars who absolutely need the most meticulously detailed version of these highly influential works. A labor of love twenty years in the making, these volumes include transcripts of four manuscripts from the British Library and one from the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Two of these manuscripts have never b...More
Grimoire of the Baron Citadel: The Book of the Four Ways.
Three Hands Press
As the governor of the Dead and the burial ground, the Baron Samedi is one of the most distinctive and potent loa of Haitian Vodou. An imposing figure in black raiment, he is most often pictured as a corpse. His other magical domains, less discussed in esoteric literature, include disruption, obscenity and -- importantly for the practicing sorcerer -- not only the arts of Magic but the very fabric of which it is made.
Emergent from the spiritual crossroads of traditional Vodou and English w...