Dr. Spock: An American Life

Thomas Maier


Dr. Spock: An American Life

Dr. Spock: An American Life

  • Title: Dr. Spock: An American Life
  • Author: Thomas Maier
  • ISBN: 9780151002030
  • Page: 255
  • Format: Hardcover

Benjamin Spock Benjamin McLane Spock May , March , was an American pediatrician whose book Baby and Child Care is one of the best sellers of all time The book s premise to mothers is that you know than you think you do Spock was the first pediatrician to study psychoanalysis to try to understand children s needs and family dynamics His ideas about childcare influenced Dr Spock s Baby and Child Care th Edition Benjamin Dr Benjamin Spock is America s most trusted name in child care and parenting, and his essential guidebook has topped bestseller lists for over sixty five years. Dr Spock s Baby and Child Care th Edition Benjamin Dr Benjamin Spock is America s most trusted name in child care and parenting, and his essential guidebook has topped bestseller lists for over sixty five years. Spock Spock is a fictional character in the Star Trek media franchise Spock was first portrayed by Leonard Nimoy in the original Star Trek series, and also appears in the animated Star Trek series, a two part episode of Star Trek The Next Generation, eight of the Star Trek feature films, and numerous Star Trek novels, comics, and video games In addition, numerous actors portrayed the various Spock , la enciclopedia libre Spock es un personaje de la franquicia de ficcin Star Trek Inicialmente interpretado por Leonard Nimoy en la serie original Star Trek, tambin aparece en la serie animada Star Trek, en dos episodios de Star Trek The Next Generation, en siete de las pelculas de Star Trek y en numerosos libros, cmics y videojuegos sobre la serie En la pelcula Star Trek XI, tambin Star Trek Spock Starfleet Career Summary As cadet, assigned under Capt Christopher Pike, U.S.S Enterprise Commissioned as ensign, still aboard Enterprise under Pike As lieutenant commander, named first officer and science officer under Capt James T Kirk aboard Enterprise promoted to commander soon after Retired from Starfleet Benjamin Spock Despite being idolized by mothers of the post World War II Baby Boom and vilified during the Vietnam era, Dr Benjamin Spock kept his focus on what was right.From the late s and into the s and s, what was right regarding baby and child care went against the conventional thinking of the times. Spock Origine del personaggio Il personaggio di Spock era presente fin dall inizio nella produzione della serie classica di Star Trek secondo le intenzioni del produttore della serie, Gene Roddenberry, che riteneva che un essere alieno all interno dell equipaggio dell astronave Enterprise avrebbe contribuito a rendere il senso del lontano futuro che egli intendeva fornire agli spettatori. Spock Star Trek Spock is een personage uit de televisieserie Star Trek en de hierop gebaseerde films, waaronder die uit Star Trek.Hij speelde ook een rol in de op Star Trek gebaseerde tekenfilmserie.Spock is half mens, half Vulcan.Zijn moeder is een mens genaamd Amanda Grayson, zijn vader is Sarek, een Vulcan. Figuren im Star Trek Universum berblick ber die wiederkehrenden Rollen und ihre Darsteller Die Tabelle nennt die Rollennamen und die sie verkrpernden Schauspieler sowie ihre Zugehrigkeit zur Hauptbesetzung bzw zu den Neben und Gastdarstellern in den Star Trek Serien und Spielfilmen.



Dr Benjamin Spock, through his Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care, may have had a greater effect on the everyday lives of people than any other living American His personal life, however, was shaken by failure and tragedy Thomas Maier s extensive interviews with Spock, his family, and others who knew him draw the first complete picture of this complicated manDr Benjamin Spock, through his Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care, may have had a greater effect on the everyday lives of people than any other living American His personal life, however, was shaken by failure and tragedy Thomas Maier s extensive interviews with Spock, his family, and others who knew him draw the first complete picture of this complicated man, an American original of the importance of Henry Ford or Thomas Alva Edison Known for his fatherly, folksy wisdom, Spock was at the same time a revolutionary and a magnet for controversy throughout his life He camouflaged Fruen for Americans in his baby care book, one of the best selling books of all time When he applied his ideals to politics, Spock shocked the country by protesting against the Vietnam war with Martin Luther King in 1967 and was attacked both by conservatives for fostering a permissive society and by feminists for his traditional attitudes about women s role in the family Perhaps even surprising, however, is Spock s troubled personal life the breakdown and alcoholism of his first wife, his own failures as husband and father, his marriage to a much younger woman, and the suicide of his grandson Although a tragic example of a man who helped millions but couldn t benefit from his own advice, Dr Spock helped to create America as it is today, and Dr Spock shows how the man reflects both the successes and failures of our society.


Recent Comments "Dr. Spock: An American Life"

I suspect I was a Spock baby and I know that my kids are Spock babies. By the time I put away my copy of "Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care" it was falling apart. I used Brazelton and others also but Spock was my fall back.I think I'm giving Benjamin Spock the man five stars as opposed to the book. Spock was not a paragon of virtue. He was unable to live up to his own advice as a parent nor was he a particularly good spouse, but his almost prescient views on child rearing have impacted children an [...]

Really gripping and excellently written book about Dr. Spock. Comprehensive on his life, his times, his relationship to psychology and pediatrics, liberalism, and the antiwar movement. Plus it's very deep, thorough, and insightful about Dr. Spock the man and his complicated family life. Highly recommended!


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