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

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