The Eugenic Fortress: The Transylvanian Saxon Experiment in Interwar Romania

November 15, 2016

The ever-growing library on the history of eugenics and fascism focuses largely on nation-states, while Tudor Georgescu, associate lecturer at Oxford Brookes University, asks why an ethnic minority, the German-speaking Transylvanian Saxons, turned to eugenics as a means of self-empowerment in inter-war Romania. The Eugenic Fortress examines the eugenic movement that emerged in the early twentieth century, and focuses on its conceptual and methodological evolution during this turbulent period.

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