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Author Dubow, Sara
Title Ourselves Unborn : A History of the Fetus in Modern America
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2010
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Fetal Stories -- Chapter 1: Discovering Fetal Life, 1870s-1920s -- Chapter 2: Interpreting Fetal Bodies, 1930s-1970s -- Chapter 3: Defining Fetal Personhood, 1973-1976 -- Chapter 4: Defending Fetal Rights, 1970s-1990s -- Chapter 5: Debating Fetal Pain, 1984-2007 -- Epilogue: Fetal Meanings -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Ourselves Unborn examines how, from the nineteenth century through the early twenty-first century, Americans with disparate experiences, beliefs, values, and interests have participated in arguments about the legal identity, physiological condition, social value, cultural significance, and political status of the human fetus
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Dubow, Sara Ourselves Unborn : A History of the Fetus in Modern America Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2010 9780195323436
Subject Fetus -- United States -- History -- 20th century.;Fetus -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.;Obstetrics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.;Perinatology -- United States -- History -- 20th century
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