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Health, Hygiene and Eugenics in Southeastern Europe to 1945

This volume is a collection of chapters that deal with issues of health, hygiene and eugenics in Southeastern Europe to 1945, specifically, in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece and Romania. Its major concern is to examine the transfer of medical ideas to society via local, national and international agencies and to show in how far developments in public health, preventive medicine, social hygiene, welfare, gender relations and eugenics followed a regional pattern. This volume provides insights into a region that has to date been marginal to scholarship of the social history of medicine.

About the Authors

Marius Turda is Professor in 20th Century Central and Eastern European Biomedicine at Oxford Brookes University. He is Director of the Centre for Medical Humanities. Christian Promitzer is assistant professor at the Center for Southeast-European History at the Institute of History, University of Graz.  Sevasti Trubeta is assistant professor at the University of the Aegean, Department of Sociology (Mytiline) and affiliated with the Free University of Berlin.
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