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Reproduction and its discontents in Mexico : childbirth and contraception from 1750 to 1905 / Nora E. Jaffary.

Author:
Jaffary, Nora E., 1968- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xviii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-295) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: midwifery, monstrosity, and motherhood -- Purity and productivity: understanding virginity, conception, and pregnancy -- The evolution of virginity -- Conception and pregnancy -- The hidden history of contraception, abortion, and infanticide -- Contraception and abortion -- Infanticide -- Populating the Patria -- Monstrous births -- Obstetrics, gynecology, and birth -- Conclusion: change and constancy in Mexico's reproductive history -- Appendix I. Abortion cases, 1823-1884 -- Appendix II. Infanticide cases, 1823-1897.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781469629391 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 1469629399 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 9781469629407 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 1469629402 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2015049993
OCLC:
933765568
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