Book
Eugenics in the Garden: Transatlantic Architecture in the Crafting of Modernity

The first book to link eugenics with urban planning and the built environment, this volume traces how the “science” of race improvement spread from medicine to architecture as Latin Americans pursued a utopian project of modernization.

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Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsLopez-Duran F
PublisherUniversity of Texas Press
CityAustin, TX
Abstract

The first book to link eugenics with urban planning and the built environment, this volume traces how the “science” of race improvement spread from medicine to architecture as Latin Americans pursued a utopian project of modernization.