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Kinship by Design: A History of Adoption in the Modern United States Paperback – December 1, 2008

ISBN-13: 978-0226327600 ISBN-10: 0226327604

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"Kinship by Design is a masterful work carved out from a gigantic mountain of primary and secondary sources. I am confident that it will take its place as the best-researched and most original book on the history of American adoption published to date." - E. Wayne Carp, author of Family Matters"

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Ellen Herman is professor of history at the University of Oregon.

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