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

Sheffer, Edith, (author.).

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Scenic Regional and Washington Public.

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Scenic Regional-Hermann LP 618.92858 SHE (Text) 3006592093 Large Print Fiction Available -

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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.
Summary, etc.:
"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.
Subject: Asperger, Hans.
Asperger's syndrome > History.
Child psychiatry > History.
Child abuse > History.
War crimes > History.
National socialism > History.
World War, 1939-1945.

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