Hereditary Genius

Sir Francis GALTON (1822 - 1911)

A biographical summary of the pre-eminent men of Britain grouped by profession. The extensive survey draws from information including college graduation, reputation during career, fellowships, and even known relatives. Includes discussions on findings and observations as well as referenced appendices. - Summary by Leon Harvey

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography, Science

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Leon Harvey
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Play 01 Introductory Chapter Leon Harvey
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Play 02 Classification of Men According to Their Reputation Leon Harvey
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Play 03 Classification of Men According to Their Natural Gifts Leon Harvey
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Play 04 Comparison of the Two Classifications Leon Harvey
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Play 05 Notation Leon Harvey
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Play 06 The Judges of England Between 1660 and 1865 Leon Harvey
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Play 07 Statesmen Leon Harvey
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Play 08 English Peerages. Their Influence Upon Race Leon Harvey
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Play 09 Commanders Leon Harvey
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Play 10 Literary Men Leon Harvey
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Play 11 Men of Science Leon Harvey
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Play 12 Poets Leon Harvey
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Play 13 Musicians Leon Harvey
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Play 14 Painters Leon Harvey
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Play 15 Divines Leon Harvey
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Play 16 Senior Classics of Cambridge Leon Harvey
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Play 17 Oarsmen Leon Harvey
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Play 18 Wrestlers of the North Country Leon Harvey
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Play 19 Comparison of Results Leon Harvey
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Play 20 The Comparative Worth of Different Races Leon Harvey
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Play 21 Influences That Affect the General Ability of Nations Leon Harvey
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Play 22 General Considerations Leon Harvey
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Play 23 Appendix Leon Harvey
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