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# A Life of Sir Francis Galton: From African Exploration to the Birth of Eugenics

Few scientists have made lasting contributions to as many fields as Francis Galton. He was an important African explorer, travel writer, and geographer. He was the meteorologist who discovered the anticyclone, a pioneer in using fingerprints to identify individuals, the inventor of regression and correlation analysis in statistics, and the founder of the eugenics movement.
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Hardcover, 432 pages

Published
November 1st 2001
by Clarendon Press
(first published January 1st 2001)

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