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Midwives, society, and childbirth [electronic resource] : debates and controversies in the modern period / edited by Hilary Marland and Anne Marie Rafferty.

Contributor(s): Marland, Hilary | Rafferty, Anne Marie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in the social history of medicine: Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 278 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585452792 (electronic bk.); 9780585452791 (electronic bk.); 9780203435892; 0203435893; 9780415133289; 0415133289.Subject(s): Midwifery -- Europe -- History -- 19th century | Midwifery -- Europe -- History -- 20th century | Midwifery -- Social aspects -- Europe | Midwifery -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Midwifery -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Midwifery -- Social aspects -- United States | Midwifery -- Europe -- History | Midwifery -- Great Britain -- History | Midwifery -- United States -- History | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues | MEDICAL -- Public Health | MEDICAL -- Health Policy | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery | Electronic books | Midwifery -- Europe -- History -- 19th century | Midwifery -- Europe -- History -- 20th century | Midwifery -- Social aspects -- Europe | Midwifery -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Midwifery -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Midwifery -- Social aspects -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Midwives, society, and childbirth.DDC classification: 362.1/980233 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The social evolution of preindustrial American cities, 1700-1820 / Gary B. Nash -- Strumpets and misogynists : brothel "riots" an the transformation of prostitution in Antebellum New York City / Timothy J. Gilfoyle -- The enemy within : some effects of foreign immigrants on Antebellum Southern cities / Randall M. Miller -- The American parade : representations of the nineteenth-century social order / Mary Ryan -- The centrality of the horse in the nineteenth-century American city / Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr -- Underworlds and underdogs : big Tim Sullivan and metropolitan politics in New York, 1889-1913 / Daniel Czitrom -- The "poor man's friend" : saloonkeepers, workers, and the code of reciprocity in U.S. barrooms, 1870-1920 / Madelon Powers -- Leisure and labor / Kathy Peiss -- Chicago's 1919 race riot : ethnicity, class, and urban violence / Dominic A. Pacyga -- Music and mass culture in Mexican-American Los Angeles / George J. Saanchez -- The new deal in Dallas / Roger Biles -- Harold and Dutch : a comparative look at the first Black mayors of Chicago and New Orleans / Arnold R. Hirsch -- Blacks and hispanics in multicultural America : a Miami case study / Raymond A. Mohl -- Bold new city or built-up 'burb? Redefining contemporary suburbia / William Sharpe and Leonard Wallock -- New perspectives on American urban history / Raymond A. Mohl.
Summary: Questioning for the first time many conventional historical assumptions, this book is fundamental to a better understanding of the effect on midwives of the unprecedented progress of science, particularly obstetric science in 20th century.
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The social evolution of preindustrial American cities, 1700-1820 / Gary B. Nash -- Strumpets and misogynists : brothel "riots" an the transformation of prostitution in Antebellum New York City / Timothy J. Gilfoyle -- The enemy within : some effects of foreign immigrants on Antebellum Southern cities / Randall M. Miller -- The American parade : representations of the nineteenth-century social order / Mary Ryan -- The centrality of the horse in the nineteenth-century American city / Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr -- Underworlds and underdogs : big Tim Sullivan and metropolitan politics in New York, 1889-1913 / Daniel Czitrom -- The "poor man's friend" : saloonkeepers, workers, and the code of reciprocity in U.S. barrooms, 1870-1920 / Madelon Powers -- Leisure and labor / Kathy Peiss -- Chicago's 1919 race riot : ethnicity, class, and urban violence / Dominic A. Pacyga -- Music and mass culture in Mexican-American Los Angeles / George J. Saanchez -- The new deal in Dallas / Roger Biles -- Harold and Dutch : a comparative look at the first Black mayors of Chicago and New Orleans / Arnold R. Hirsch -- Blacks and hispanics in multicultural America : a Miami case study / Raymond A. Mohl -- Bold new city or built-up 'burb? Redefining contemporary suburbia / William Sharpe and Leonard Wallock -- New perspectives on American urban history / Raymond A. Mohl.

Questioning for the first time many conventional historical assumptions, this book is fundamental to a better understanding of the effect on midwives of the unprecedented progress of science, particularly obstetric science in 20th century.

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