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Comment: Cloth in dust jacket. Light shelfwear. Very good ``257pp. Notes per essay, contributor notes, index. Adoption affects an estimated 60 percent of Americans, but despite its pervasiveness, this social institution has been little examined and poorly understood. Adoption in America gathers essays on the history of adoptions and orphanages in the United States. Offering provocative interpretations of a variety of issues, including antebellum adoption and orphanages; changing conceptions of adoption in late-nineteenth-century novels; Progressive Era
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Adoption in America: Historical Perspectives Hardcover – December 10, 2002


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  • Hardcover: 264 pages
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press (December 10, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0472109995
  • ISBN-13: 978-0472109999
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.2 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,478,001 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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E. Wayne Carp was born in Queens, New York (1946- ) and earned his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley in U.S. history in 1981. He holds the Benson Family Chair in History and is Professor of History at Pacific Lutheran University, where he has taught since 1986. He is the recipient of numerous honors, including several NEH fellowships and a Fulbright Distinguished Lectureship to Seoul, South Korea, where he taught at Yonsei University in 2008. His latest book, Jean Paton and the Struggle to Reform American Adoption, has recently been published by the University of Michigan Press and is available on Amazon.com.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By charlotte staten on February 19, 2014
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Typical work of E. Wayne Carp. follows his established method of educating about adoption keep reading . It is a good history book
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