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TitleBabies made us modern : How infants brought America into the twentieth century / Janet Golden Rutgers University - Camden
ImprintNew York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
Descript xiv, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


Introduction: Did babies make us modern? -- Infant lives and deaths: Incubators, demographics, photographs -- Valuing babies: Economics, social welfare, progressives -- Helping citizen baby: The u.s. children's bureau, good advice, better babies -- Bringing up babies I: Giving, spending, saving, praying -- Bringing up babies II: Health & illness, food & drink -- Helping baby citizens: Traditional healers, patent medicines, local cultures -- The inner lives of babies: Infant psychology -- Babies' changing times: Depression, war, peace -- Baby boom babies -- Kissing and dismissing babies: American exceptionalism

Child Rearing -- history Parent-Child Relations Infant Welfare -- history History 19th Century History 20th Century United States

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