Landscaping the Human Garden: Twentieth-Century Population Management in a Comparative Framework 9781503620407

For centuries, human perfection has been a powerful goal, but only in the twentieth century were national states able to

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Landscaping the Human Garden

Landscaping the Human Garden Twentieth- Century Population Management in a Comparative Framework

Edited by AMIR WEINER

Stanford University Press I Stanford, California 2003

Stanford University Press Stanford, California

© 2003 by the Board ofTrustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved. Published with the assistance of the Center for Russian and East European Studies at Stanford University.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Landscaping the human garden : twentieth-century population management in a comparative framework I edited by Arnir Weiner. p. em. "This volume grew out of a workshop held at the Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford University, on 28-29 March Il)97-" Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN o-H047-4622-2 (cloth: alk. paper)ISBN o-8047-4630-3 (pbk.: alk. paper) r. Political atrocities-Congresses. 2. Political persecutionCongresses. 3· State-sponsored terrorism-Congresses. 4· Genocide-Congresses. I. Weiner,Amir HV6322 .LJ6J 2003 20020I0784 303.6-dc2 I Original Printing 2003 Last figure below indicates year of this printing: 12 II IO 09 08 07 06 05 04 OJ Designed by Eleanor Mennick Typeset by Heather Boone in ro.s/r2.5 Bembo

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