Table of contents for A short history of medical genetics / Peter S. Harper.

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Contents
Preface
Introduction
Part 1		The foundations of human and medical genetics
Chapter	1	Before Mendel
	2	Mendelism and human inherited disorders
	3	The rise of classical genetics
	4	The beginnings of molecular biology
Part 2		Human genetics
Chapter 	5	Human chromosomes
	6	Human biochemical genetics
	7	The human gene map
	8	Genes, populations and human inherited disorders
	9	Human genetics as a scientific discipline
Part 3		Medical Genetics
Chapter	10	From human to medical genetics
	11	The elements of medical genetics
	12	Medical genetics, the laboratory basis
	13	Human molecular genetics
	14	The management, therapy and prevention of genetic disease
Part 4		Genetics and Society
Chapter 	15	Eugenics
	16	The tragedy of Russian genetics
	17	Medical genetics, the ethical dimension
Part 5		Conclusion and appendices
Chapter 	18	History in the making
Appendix 	I	General sources
	II	Timeline
References 	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Medical genetics -- History.
Genetics, Medical -- history.
History, Modern 1601-.