Asperger's children : the origins of autism in Nazi Vienna / Edith Sheffer.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Scenic Regional-Hermann||LP 618.92858 SHE (Text)||3006592093||New Large Print Fiction||Checked out||05/08/2019|
- ISBN: 1683249461
- ISBN: 9781683249467
- Physical Description: 511 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
- Edition: Center point large print edition.
- Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Enter the experts -- The clinic's diagnosis -- Nazi psychiatry and social spirit -- Indexing lives -- Fatal theories -- Asperger and the killing system -- Girls and boys -- The daily life of death -- In service to the Volk -- Reckoning.
"Hans Asperger, the pioneer of autism and Asperger syndrome in Nazi Vienna, has been celebrated for his compassionate defense of children with disabilities. But in this groundbreaking book, prize-winning historian Edith Sheffer exposes that Asperger was not only involved in the racial policies of Hitler's Third Reich, he was complicit in the murder of children"--Provided by publisher.
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