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Warsh, Cheryl Lynn Krasnick, 1957-
Prescribed norms : women and health in Canada and the United States since 1800 / Cheryl Krasnick Warsh
Toronto ; Tonawanda, N.Y. : University of Toronto Press, c2010
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 4th Floor  RA564.85 .W37 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Health and hygiene -- Canada -- History
Women -- Health and hygiene -- United States -- History
Women's health services -- Canada -- History
Women's health services -- United States -- History
Physical Description xvii, 316 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-303) and index
Contents Part I, Rituals. Wendy's last night in the nursery : the "disease" of menstruation and its treatment ; Gladys, take your medicine! The culture and business of menopause -- Part II, Technologies. Traditional childbirth : mothers and babies ; Modern childbirth : mothers and doctors ; Future childbirth : doctors and babies -- Part III, Professions. Networks of support, networks of opposition : the medical education of women ; Nursing : the science of womanly arts -- Epilogue : the case for chaos

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