Book Review: Disability in Twentieth-Century German Culture

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Katharina Heyer


Germany, disability culture, 20th Century German disability


Author:  Carol Poore

Reviewer: Katharina Heyer, Ph.D.

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, 2007   

Cloth:  ISBN: 978-0-472-11595-2

Cost:   $70.00

Paper:  ISBN: 978-0-472-03381-2

Cost:   24.95, 432 pages


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