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Author Hawkins, Mike, 1946-

Title Social Darwinism in European and American thought, 1860-1945 : nature as model and nature as threat / Mike Hawkins.

Imprint Cambridge [England] ; New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  304.509 H314s    ---  Available
Description x, 344 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-334) and index.
Contents Defining Social Darwinism -- Distinctiveness of Social Darwinism -- Emergence of Social Darwinism -- Herbert Spencer and cosmic evolution -- Social Darwinism in the USA -- Social Darwinism in France and Germany -- Reform Darwinism -- Races, nations and the struggle for existence -- Eugenic conscience -- Social Darwinism, nature and sexual difference -- Nazism, Fascism and Social Darwinism.
Subject Social Darwinism -- History.
ISBN 052157434X (pbk.)
0521574005 (hardback)

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