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|"The Survival of the Unfittest," Eugenics Review (vol 23:1), book advertisement
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New Revised and Enlarged Cheap Edition of
"The Survival of the Unfittest"
By Charles Wicksteed Armstrong
The latest facts and figures available have now been brought forward greatly to strengthen the author's main argument, namely that [italics]distress tends to press upon relief[end italics], and that practically the whole of our recent humanitarian legislation is for this reason defeating its own ends, and leading to racial decay and consequent ruin.
Some Press Opinions of the first edition:
The Eugenics Review: "A clear and vigorous piece of writing."
The Spectator: "Mr. Armstrong has written a notable book for the student of sociology, and a very readable treatise for the ordinary layman."
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The Illustrated London News: "Most of his argument must be convincing, I think, to unprejudiced minds."
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Health & Social Evolution
By Sir George Newman, K.C.B., M.D., F.R.C.P.
Halley Stewart Lecture, 1930
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