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

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

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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 & social spirit -- Chapter 4. Indexing lives -- Chapter 5. Fatal theories -- Chapter 6. Asperger & the killing system -- Chapter 7. Girls & 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.
Language Note:
Text in English.
Subject: Asperger, Hans.
Asperger's syndrome in children > Patients > Austria > Vienna > History.
Asperger's syndrome in children > Diagnosis > Austria > Vienna > 20th century.
Asperger's syndrome in children > Austria > Vienna > History > 20th century.
MEDICAL / Pediatrics.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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