Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title


Myths of Modern Maternity - a book by Mahoney, Jaclyn

Myths of Modern Maternity

Negotiating Meaning in the Development of Obstetric Culture in Turn-Of-the-Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Myths of Modern Maternity( )
Author: Mahoney, Jaclyn
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

At the turn-of-the-twentieth-century, as doctors in Los Angeles helped boosters promote an Anglo-only city of health, and doctors nationwide professionalized, complex cultural changes were happening in maternity care. Issues of race, class, gender, urbanization, eugenics, infant mortality, and the role of modern doctors influenced and complicated the developing maternity culture. Surprisingly, however, a strong counter narrative among physicians challenged accusations against women,...
More Description

Book Details
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 x 0.69 Inches
Book Weight:1.93 Pounds

Book Seller





Loading Stock Details...

Bowker Bookwire™ App

Bookwire is a mobile app for your iPhone that gives you the ability to scan a barcode or enter ISBN, access book records and add titles to wish lists. Android app on Google Play

Featured Books

Here I Am
Foer, Jonathan Safran
Electronic book text:
Dog Man
Pilkey, Dav
Hardback: $9.99
Love Warrior
Melton, Glennon Doyle
Electronic book text:

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.

I do not wish to rate this title.