Eugenic Design: Streamlining America in the 1930s
352 pages | 6 x 9 | 83 illus.
Cloth 2004 | ISBN 978-0-8122-3824-2 | $55.00 | £36.00
Paper 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2122-0 | $24.95 | £16.50
Winner of the Edelstein Prize from the Society for the History of
In Eugenic Design, Christina Cogdell charts new territory in the history of industrial design, popular science, and American culture in the 1930s by uncovering the links between streamline design and eugenics, the pseudoscientific belief that the best human traits could—and should—be cultivated through selective breeding. Read more . . .