By Marius Turda
The background of eugenics and racial nationalism in imperative and Southeast Europe is a overlooked subject of research in modern scholarship. The 20 essays during this quantity, written by means of unusual students of eugenics and fascism along a brand new iteration of students, excavate the hitherto unknown eugenics routine in primary and Southeast Europe, together with Austria and Germany. Eugenics and racial nationalism are subject matters that experience regularly been marginalized and rated as incompatible with neighborhood nationwide traditions in relevant and Southeast Europe. those themes obtain a brand new remedy the following. at the one hand, the historiographic viewpoint connects advancements within the heritage of anthropology and eugenics with political ideologies comparable to racial nationalism and anti-Semitism; nevertheless, it contests the Sonderweg strategy followed through students facing those concerns. The e-book may function a advisor within the heritage of eugenics and racism in imperative and Southeast Europe among 1900 and 1940 and it may be used as a platform for a extra normal theoretical debate approximately theories of nationwide specificity and area of expertise .