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Author Nguyen, Thuy Linh (Historian), author
Title Childbirth, maternity, and medical pluralism in French colonial Vietnam, 1880-1945 / Thuy Linh Nguyen
Imprint Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2016
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Modern History Library  618.4009597 N576    AVAILABLE    30550100624616
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RG518.V5 N576 2016    AVAILABLE    30530001299379
Descript viii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Rochester studies in medical history, 1526-2715
Rochester studies in medical history
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The first encounters -- Maternity hospitals -- Colonial midwives -- The bà mụ and childbirth pluralism -- Scientific motherhood and the teaching of maternity -- The Depression era and the discovery of the child
"Explores the complex interactions between French medicine and Vietnamese childbirth traditions, documenting the emergence of a plural system of maternity services that incorporated both biomedical knowledge and local birthing traditions"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Childbirth -- Vietnam -- History
Birth customs -- Vietnam -- History
Obstetrics -- Vietnam -- History
Midwifery -- Vietnam -- History
Maternal health services -- Vietnam -- History
Infant health services -- Vietnam -- History
Medicalization -- Vietnam -- History
Integrative medicine -- Vietnam -- History
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