Janet Golden

Historian of Medicine, Women, and Children in the United States
Janet Golden
Janet looks at history through the lens of children, bringing a fresh perspective to events in our past. She's thoughtful and engaging and will make you think in new ways.
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PAST EVENTS

How Babies Made America Modern

How Babies Made America Modern

Monday, April 27th, 5-6pm PT / 8-9pm ET

Historian Janet Golden believes babies have shaped many aspects of modern life, including medicine, government, consumer culture, and economics. Recommended for anyone who has ever been a baby!

Historian Janet Golden believes babies have shaped many aspects of modern life, including medicine, government, consumer culture, and economics. Recommended for anyone who has ever been a baby!

Bio

Janet Golden is a historian specializing in the history of medicine, women and children in the United States. She is the author of Babies Made Us Modern: How Infants Brought Americans Into the Twentieth Century, Message in a Bottle: The Making of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; and A Social History of Wet Nursing in American: From Breast to Bottle. She is currently working on a book about the history of immigration and disability law.

Reviews

"Interesting and informative. Janet was engaging and interactive."

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