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"Stirpiculture or, The Scientific Propagation of the Human Race" is a clean and easily read facsimile of a 31-page booklet published by Victoria Woodhull in London during February of 1888. (Like the original, it includes "Some Thoughts About America.") Stirpiculture was an early term for what was later called eugenics, and Woodhull's use of the term hints at just how early she began to champion the idea. It is Chapter 5 in the book, Lady Eugenist: Feminist Eugenics in the Speeches and Writings of Victoria Woodhull. Many readers may prefer to get that printed edition instead or have it purchased by their public or school library, so others can use it. (Lady Eugenist is also available as a ebook.) The ebook also includes two additional chapters from Lady Eugenist: the introduction, Chapter 1, "Was Victoria Woodhull the First Eugenist?" and Chapter 3, "Press Notices," which are eugenic-related selections from newspapers articles about Victoria Woodhull taken from her 1890 book, The Human Body The Temple of God. The entire ebook is 72 pages long, and there are no digital rights management restrictions on the reader's ability to print or cut-and-paste.

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