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Modern German Midwifery, 1885–1960.

By: Fallwell, Lynne.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine: Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (279 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781781443699.Subject(s): Midwifery -- GermanyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Modern German Midwifery, 1885–1960DDC classification: 618.2009430904 LOC classification: RG950 -- .F35 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Expertise, Authority and the Written Record -- 2. From Storchtanten to Gebildete Frauen -- 3. Birthing under the Swastika -- 4. Strong Hands and Steady Demeanour -- 5. Babies, Bottles and Bureaucracy -- 6. The Art and Science of Childbirth -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index.
Summary: Between the late 18th and the early 20th century, the industrialized world experienced a transition in birth practices. While in many countries this led to a separation of midwifery from modern medicine, in Germany new standards of health care were embraced. Fallwell's study explores this transition and sets it in its wider historical context.
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Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Expertise, Authority and the Written Record -- 2. From Storchtanten to Gebildete Frauen -- 3. Birthing under the Swastika -- 4. Strong Hands and Steady Demeanour -- 5. Babies, Bottles and Bureaucracy -- 6. The Art and Science of Childbirth -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index.

Between the late 18th and the early 20th century, the industrialized world experienced a transition in birth practices. While in many countries this led to a separation of midwifery from modern medicine, in Germany new standards of health care were embraced. Fallwell's study explores this transition and sets it in its wider historical context.

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