Prague: Nakladatelstvi Volne myslenky (Free Thought Publishing House), 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 64 (2)pp. Rose cloth with gilt lettering on spine with original front wrapper with modern design and black lettering bound in; protected by modern mylar. Tan endpapers.
Essay on racial theory including a report on its short history, elaborating on the concept of various races and their inequality in chapter one. Chapter two, treats racial theories and racial hygiene, including anti-Semitism in Germany, as it interprets statistics as a threat to German culture, the confusion in the churches and the tendencies reverting back to the old law of 'racial pride.' Chapter three, features Eugenics, juxtaposing race and eugenics, introducing two famous geneticists, the British founder of eugenics F. Galton and Czech biologist Gregor Mendel, founder of the modern science of genetics. It elaborates on discouraging phenomena in the population and how eugenics is used to propose solutions. Contains bibliography at rear. Text in Czech. Very good condition. Item #50520