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Harry Bruinius was born in Chicago and attended Yale University, where he studied theology, and Columbia University, where he studied journalism. He is a frequent contributor to The Christian Science Monitor, a professor of journalism at Hunter College, and the founder of The Village Quill. He lives in Manhattan.

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Better for All the World
The Secret History of Forced Sterilization and America's Quest for Racial Purity
Written by Harry Bruinius


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $20.00

A timely and gripping history of the controversial eugenics movement in America–and the scientists, social reformers and progressives who supported it.

In Better for All the World, Harry Bruinius charts the little known history of eugenics in America–a movement that began in the early twentieth century and resulted in the forced sterilization... Read more >
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Better for All the World
The Secret History of Forced Sterilization and America's Quest for Racial Purity
Written by Harry Bruinius


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

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