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Formative Years
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Alexandra Minna Stern is Associate Director of the Center for the History of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American Culture at the University of Michigan. Howard Markel is the George Edward Wantz Professor of the History of Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, and Professor of History at the University of Michigan, and Director of the Center for the History of Medicine.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. vii
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  1. List of Contributors
  2. pp. ix-xi
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. xiii-xvi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-20
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  1. Part 1. Pediatrics as a Specialty
  2. p. 21
  1. Abraham Jacobi and the Origins of Scientific Pediatrics in America
  2. pp. 23-46
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  1. For the Welfare of Children: The Origins of the Relationship between U.S. Public Health Workers and Pediatricians
  2. pp. 47-65
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  1. Technology in the Nursery: Incubators, Ventilators, and the Rescue of Premature Infants
  2. pp. 66-88
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  1. Part 2. Standardizing the Child
  2. p. 89
  1. Weight Charts and Well Child Care: When the Pediatrician Became the Expert in Child Health
  2. pp. 91-120
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  1. Better Babies Contests at the Indiana State Fair: Child Health, Scientific Motherhood, and Eugenics in the Midwest, 1920–35
  2. pp. 121-152
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  1. “I Was a Teenage Dwarf”: The Social Construction of “Normal” Adolescent Growth and Development in the United States
  2. pp. 153-182
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  1. Part 3. “Discovering” New Diseases in Children
  2. p. 183
  1. Going to School, Getting Sick: The Social and Medical Construction of School Diseases in the Late Nineteenth Century
  2. pp. 185-207
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  1. Pathway to Health: Juvenile Diabetes and the Origins of Managerial Medicine
  2. pp. 208-232
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  1. The Discovery of Child Sexual Abuse in America
  2. pp. 233-259
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  1. Framework as Prison: Interpreting Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in the Late Twentieth Century
  2. pp. 260-282
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  1. Bibliography and Suggested Reading
  2. pp. 283-287
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 289-304
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