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A Cultural History of Pregnancy: Pregnancy, Medicine and culture 1750-2000

£72.00

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214 pp

Hardback in very good condition (approaching Fine) with clean, unclipped dustjacket (Good).    Text is clean and tightly-bound with no inscriptions or annotations.    Small mark on back cover of dust jacket and very slight signs of shelf wear to base of cover.  P156 has minor warping.

This thought-provoking study makes an important contribution to the exploration of the relationship between medicine and culture.   Drawing on a wide range of sources, including obstetric texts, advice books for women, medico-social texts, literature and popular culture, Clare Hanson explores the changing ways in which pregnancy has been interpreted and understood over the last 250 years.  .... Hanson's book will be of interest to students and scholars in women's studies, gender and cultural studies and the cultural history of science, as well as the general reader.  (Taken from inside the front cover)

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Author(s):
Hanson, Clare
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.5 x 14.5 cm
Edition:
First edition 2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780333986448
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Title:
A Cultural History of Pregnancy: Pregnancy, Medicine and culture 1750-2000

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214 pp

Hardback in very good condition (approaching Fine) with clean, unclipped dustjacket (Good).    Text is clean and tightly-bound with no inscriptions or annotations.    Small mark on back cover of dust jacket and very slight signs of shelf wear to base of cover.  P156 has minor warping.

This thought-provoking study makes an important contribution to the exploration of the relationship between medicine and culture.   Drawing on a wide range of sources, including obstetric texts, advice books for women, medico-social texts, literature and popular culture, Clare Hanson explores the changing ways in which pregnancy has been interpreted and understood over the last 250 years.  .... Hanson's book will be of interest to students and scholars in women's studies, gender and cultural studies and the cultural history of science, as well as the general reader.  (Taken from inside the front cover)

Author(s):
Hanson, Clare
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.5 x 14.5 cm
Edition:
First edition 2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780333986448
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Title:
A Cultural History of Pregnancy: Pregnancy, Medicine and culture 1750-2000

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