A History of Midwifery in the United States: The Midwife Said Fear Not

A History of Midwifery in the United States: The Midwife Said Fear Not PDF

Written by two of the profession’s most prominent midwifery leaders, this authoritative history of midwifery in the United States, from the 1600s to the present, is distinguished by its vast breadth and depth. The book spans the historical evolution of midwives as respected, autonomous health care workers and midwifery as a profession, and considers the strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities for this discipline as enduring motifs throughout the text. It surveys the roots of midwife…

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Heartthrobs A History of Women and Desire

Heartthrobs A History of Women and Desire

What can a cultural history of the heartthrob teach us about women, desire, and social change? From dreams of Prince Charming or dashing military heroes, to the lure of dark strangers and vampire lovers; from rock stars and rebels to soulmates, dependable family types or simply good companions, female fantasies about men tell us as much about the history of women as about masculine icons.
When girls were supposed to be shrinking violets, passionate females risked being seen as “unbridled,…

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