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Our Own Master Race

Eugenics in Canada, 1885-1945

In this landmark book Angus McLaren, co-author of The Bedroom and the State, examines the pervasiveness in Canada of the eugenic notion of "race betterment" and demonstrates that many Canadians believed that radical measures were justified to protect the community from the "degenerate."

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Mangus McLaren, the author of a number of books on the history of fertility control, is Professor of History at the University of Victoria

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