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Title:
Asperger's children : the origins of autism in Nazi Vienna
Author:
Sheffer, Edith, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
317 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
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:
English
Contents:
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.
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ISBN:
9780393609646
Format :
Book

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