Princeton University Library Catalog

Childbirth, maternity, and medical pluralism in French colonial Vietnam, 1880-1945 / Thuy Linh Nguyen.

Author:
Nguyen, Thuy Linh (Historian) [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2016.
  • ©2016
Description:
viii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Rochester studies in medical history. [More in this series]
  • Rochester studies in medical history, 1526-2715
Summary note:
"Explores the complex interactions between French medicine and Vietnamese childbirth traditions, documenting the emergence of a plural system of maternity services that incorporated both biomedical knowledge and local birthing traditions"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-237) and index.
Contents:
The first encounters -- Maternity hospitals -- Colonial midwives -- The bà mụ and childbirth pluralism -- Scientific motherhood and the teaching of maternity -- The Depression era and the discovery of the child.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781580465687 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 1580465684 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016025374
OCLC:
945359309
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