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Reckless Breeding of the Unfit: Earnest Hooton, Eugenics and the Human Body of the Year 2000

In the early 1950s, many people speculated that the average American's body would look dramatically different by the early 21st century. Some thought that the average woman of the year 2000 might be over six feet tall, incredibly athletic and just as strong as the average man. Others believed that modern conveniences…

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