Research Studies of Crime as related to Heredity.Chicago: The Municipal Court of Chicago, 1925 Stock Code: 63619
First edition of this collection of papers emphasising the eugenic aspects of crime: Harry Olson's presidential address, "Crime and Heredity," to the 1923 Annual Meeting of the Eugenic Research Association, 1923 - Olson was Chief Justice of the Municipal Court; the 1925 presidential address, "Crime from the Psychiatrist's Point of View," Charles W. Burr, Professor of Mental Diseases at the University of Pennsylvania; "The Fundamental Biological and Mathematical Principles underlying Chromosomal Descent and Recombination in Human Heredity," Harry H. Laughlin, Eugenics Associate Psychopathic Laboratory of the Municipal Court; and "Socio-Economics of Crime and Criminals," Dr. William J. Hickson, director of the Psychopathic Laboratory.
Octavo. Wire-stitched in the original printed wrappers.
6 full-page illustrations, diagrams to the text.
wrappers just a little browned, else very good.
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