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Act natural : a cultural history of misadventures of parenting

Author: Jennifer Traig
Publisher: New York : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
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"From a distinctive, inimitable voice, a wickedly funny and fascinating romp through the strange, and often contradictory history of Western parenting"--

From ancient Rome to Puritan New England to the Dr. Spock craze of mid-twentieth-century America, a history of Western parenting explores techniques ranging from the misguided, to the nonsensical, to the truly horrifying.

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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Traig
ISBN: 9780062469809 0062469800
OCLC Number: 1080639287
Description: xvi, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Traig.

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"From a distinctive, inimitable voice, a wickedly funny and fascinating romp through the strange, and often contradictory history of Western parenting"--

From ancient Rome to Puritan New England to the Dr. Spock craze of mid-twentieth-century America, a history of Western parenting explores techniques ranging from the misguided, to the nonsensical, to the truly horrifying.

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