Review of Reviews,  7 (1893), 280.

A Plea for Human Cross-Breeds. To Reinforce Imaginative Genius




Publications abstracted:

Henry H Ellis Atlantic Monthly Magazine


Breeding, Heredity, Genius, Eugenics

    Contends that 'Cross-breeding, although not the only factor in the causation of genius, is one of the factors in the determination of imaginative genius'. The aesthetic writer Walter H Pater, for instance, 'was originally of French descent, but his great grand-father settled in the Anglo-Saxon neighbourhood of Norwich'.

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