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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Spock, Benjamin, 1903-,
  • Pediatricians -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Lynn Z. Bloom.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRJ43.S64 B55
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 366 p.
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4770830M
LC Control Number78173209

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Doctor Spock: Biography of a Conservative Radical Hardcover – June 1, by Bloom, Lynn Z., (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $1, $1, $ Hardcover, June 1, Author: Bloom, Lynn Z. Doctor Spock; biography of a conservative radical. Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [] (OCoLC) Online version: Bloom, Lynn Z., Doctor Spock; biography of a conservative radical. Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Benjamin Spock; Benjamin Spock; Benjamin Spock: Material Type: Biography: Document Type. A long, industriously researched biography, the most interesting parts of which deal with the comforts and discomforts of Spock's pediatric work and his youth as the son of an amiably remote New Haven Railroad lawyer and a stem, dominating, spectacularly child-centered mother. Benjamin Spock, pediatrician (doctor who treats children) and political activist, was most noted for his book Baby and Child Care, which significantly changed .

Benjamin Spock, in full Benjamin McLane Spock, byname Dr. Spock, (born May 2, , New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.—died Ma , La Jolla, California), American pediatrician whose books on child-rearing, especially his Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care (; 6th ed., ), influenced generations of parents and made his name a household word. Bloom s publications include composition studies, biography, autobiography, creative nonfiction, poetry, reviews, articles, book chapters, and textbooks. Her numerous books range from Doctor Spock: Biography of a Conservative Radical to The New Assertive Woman to her current works, The Seven Deadly Virtues and Other Lively Essays and Writing Reviews: Lynn Z. Bloom wrote a perceptive study entitled Doctor Spock:Biography of A Conservative Radical (). Doctor Spock's own writings, in addition to the famous baby book, included Decent and Indecent and A Teenager's Guide to Life and Love, both published in Yale trained Benjamin Spock, M.D., is the author of one of the bestselling nonfiction books of all time, a guide for parents titled, Baby and Child Care. First published in , it has sold over 50 million copies and has been translated into 42 languages. His writings and ideas have influenced so many millions of mothers that he has been called affectionately the nation's "baby doctor" (Spock.

Further Reading on Benjamin Spock. Lynn Z. Bloom wrote a perceptive study entitled Doctor Spock:Biography of A Conservative Radical (). Doctor Spock's own writings, in addition to the famous baby book, included Decent and Indecent and A Teenager's Guide to Life and Love, both published in BENJAMIN MCLANE SPOCK (–) became a national celebrity after the publication of his classic parenting guide, The Commonsense Book of Baby and Child Care, in 1 By the time of his death at the age of 94 years, the book, reprinted as Baby and Child Care, had been translated into 42 languages and had sold more than 50 million copies worldwide. 2 Along with being a pediatrician and. Lynn Spock: Biography of a Conservative apolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company. pp.. Thomas Spock: An American York.   “Doctor Spock: Biography of a Conservative Radical,” even the brief permissive sections were toned down considerably in subsequent editions, until by the time Spock had emerged as a .