Book Review: Janet Golden, Babies made us Modern: How Infants Brought America into the Twentieth Century

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This absorbing book places babies at the centre of the narrative, providing a new perspective on the development of American culture and society. It is well worth the attention of those interested in the history of childhood, consumerism, parenting, public health and medicine.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)644-646
Number of pages3
JournalSocial History of Medicine
Issue number3
Early online date6 May 2019
Publication statusPublished - 6 May 2019



  • infants
  • children
  • America
  • USA
  • twentieth century

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