Glossary of Terms and Authors: Scientific Racism, Eugenics, and Related Topics

Reinheit = Purity

Rassenreinheit = Racial purity

Eugenics = a science that deals with the improvement (as by control of human mating) of hereditary qualities of a race or breed

Adolf Jost, The Right to Death (Das Recht auf den Tod), 1895

T-4 Program (Tiergartenstrasse)

Clemens Count Von Galen, bishop of Münster, sermon, 3 August 1941 protesting the T-4 program

Count Gobineau (1816-82), Essai sur l'inegalite des races humaines (1853)

Ernst Renan (1823-92), Vie de Jesus (1863)

Edouard Drumont, La France Juive (1886)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855-1927), Foundations of the Nineteenth Century

Klaus Theweleit, Male Fantasies (1977)

David Halperin, One Hundred Years of Homosexuality and Other Essays (1990)