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American Babies: Their Life and Times in the 20th Century (Growing Up: History of Children and Youth)

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English


  • Children,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Sociology (Specific Aspects),
  • United States History (Specific Aspects),
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • USA,
  • Parenting - General,
  • Pregnancy & Childbirth,
  • United States - General,
  • Family & Relationships / Parenting,
  • Child Development,
  • Sociology - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Infants,
  • Social conditions,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10289743M
ISBN 100275990885
ISBN 109780275990886

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  “The American Century,” the title of this editorial, sought to back up this claim and to transform it into an even greater one in the process—the Twentieth Century was America’s Century. Only through a recognition of that fact could Americans escape the “sickness” Luce diagnosed them with and make the whole world their own.   The "American Century": What Was Really Behind It? In the history of the world, never has a nation come into power, wealth and world influence as rapidly as the United States in the 20th century. The “American Century,” as some historians have labeled it, saw a union of states that had almost split apart in the s rise to world power. This book, on the first Trial of the Century in the 20th century, is compelling reading. The author has mastered all of the literature and complicated testimony and stories about the murder, and tells the story in a way that the reader can decide whether Thaw was guilty or not (he used one of the first "innocent by reason of mental illness /5().   The nation’s birthrate today is half what it was in , and last year hit its lowest point the end of the baby boom, in , 36 percent of all Americans were under 18 years old; last.