Asperger's Children - The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna

Author(s): Edith Sheffer

History, Politics and Society

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.


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General Fields

  • : 9780393609646
  • : W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
  • : W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
  • : May 2018
  • : 1.2 Inches X 6.4 Inches X 9.5 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 618.9285883200943613
  • : 288
  • : Edith Sheffer
  • : Hardback