MULTIPLE HUMAN BIRTHS by Horatio Hackett Newman

MULTIPLE HUMAN BIRTHS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A doctor who specializes in the field of multiple births (twins, triplets, etc.), gives a popular-scientific account of the physiological-psychological inquiries and problems that arise concerning them. I found it very interesting. Basic biological facts are given; sociological importance; the hazards; the causes; the contribution double experimentation has made to science, to psychology, to child training. On the lighter side anecdotes liven the record. There's material about oddities such as the Siamese twins -- quintuplets -- a good deal on the Dionnes. Very specialized but good of its kind.

Pub Date: Oct. 18th, 1940
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran