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Asperger's children : the origins of autism in Nazi Vienna / Edith Sheffer.

Sheffer, Edith, (author.).
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  • 15 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Clinton PL - Clinton 618.9285 SHE (Text) 36806002085866 NEW ITEMS Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 618.92 SHE (Text) 36626103946422 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 618.9285 SHEF (Text) 39213000832760 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 618.9285 SHEF (Text) 39391006882805 Nonfiction Checked out 07/28/2018
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library 618.92 SHE (Text) 30477101169401 Adult: New Checked out 07/23/2018
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 618.9285 SHE (Text) 34330513242629 Adult - New Non-Fiction Books Available -
Linden Carnegie PL - Linden 618 SHE (Text) 34239004415620 Adult Non-Fiction, Main Library Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 618.928 SHE (Text) 37323005396117 NEW-BKS Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 618.9285 SHE (Text) 78551000536484 Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 618.92 SHEFFER (Text) 39206021528995 New Materials In process -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393609646
  • ISBN: 0393609642
  • Physical Description: 317 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-301) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chapter 1. Enter the experts -- Chapter 2. The clinic's diagnosis -- Chapter 3. Nazi psychiatry and social spirit -- Chapter 4. Indexing lives -- Chapter 5. Fatal theories -- Chapter 6. Asperger and the killing system -- Chapter 7. Girls and boys -- Chapter 8. The daily life of death -- Chapter 9. In service to the volk -- Chapter 10. Reckoning.
Summary, etc.:
Presents an exploration of the sobering history behind Asperger's Syndrome that reveals child psychiatrist Hans Asperger's influence by Nazi psychiatry and his use of one of the Reich's deadliest killing centers to experiment on disabled children.
Subject: Asperger, Hans.
Asperger's syndrome in children > Patients > Austria > Vienna > History.
Asperger's syndrome in children > Austria > Vienna > Diagnosis > 20th century.
Asperger's syndrome in children > Austria > Vienna > History > 1930-1940.

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