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Birthing a Slave

Motherhood and Medicine in the Antebellum South

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PAPERBACK

$26.00 • £20.95 • €23.50

ISBN 9780674034921

Publication Date: 03/30/2010

Short

416 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Editorial Note
  • Introduction
  • 1. Procreation
  • 2. Healers
  • 3. Fertility
  • 4. Pregnancy
  • 5. Childbirth
  • 6. Postnatal Complications
  • 7. Gynecological Surgery
  • 8. Cancer and Other Tumors
  • 9. Freedwomen’s Health
  • Notes
  • Index

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