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Birthing a slave motherhood and medicine in the antebellum South by Marie Jenkins Schwartz

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Southern States

Subjects:

  • Childbirth -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Obstetrics -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Gynecology -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Motherhood -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Reproductive health -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Women slaves -- Health and hygiene -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Women slaves -- Medical care -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • African American women -- Health and hygiene -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • African American women -- Medical care -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Medicine -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMarie Jenkins Schwartz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRG518.U5 S34 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3423026M
ISBN 100674022025
LC Control Number2005044861

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