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作者 Weaver, Karol K. (Karol Kimberlee)
書名 Medical caregiving and identity in Pennsylvania's anthracite region,1880-2000 [electronic resource] / Karol K. Weaver
出版項 University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2011. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013)
國際標準書號 9780271052298 (electronic bk.)
9780271048789 (hbk.)
0271048786 (hbk.)
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (187 p.) : ill., maps
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
The anthracite coal region -- Professional medicine in the anthracite coal region -- Mothering through medicine : the neighborhood women --Powwowers and Pennsylvania German medicine -- Miners, masculinity, andmedical self-help -- Moving from traditional medicine to biomedicine
"Examines folk songs, patent medicine advertisements, oral history interviews, ghost stories,and jokes to show how over the course of the twentieth century the men and women of the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania crafted their gender and ethnic identities via the medical decisions they made"--Provided by publisher
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主題 Social Conditions -- Pennsylvania
History, 20th Century -- Pennsylvania
History, 19th Century -- Pennsylvania
Coal Mining -- history -- Pennsylvania
Caregivers -- history -- Pennsylvania
Medicine, Traditional -- history -- Pennsylvania
Ethnicity -- Pennsylvania -- History
Sex role -- Pennsylvania -- History
Coal mines and mining -- Social aspects -- Pennsylvania -- History
Coal miners -- Pennsylvania -- Social conditions
Traditional medicine -- Pennsylvania -- History
Medical care -- Pennsylvania -- History
Coal miners -- Medical care -- Pennsylvania -- History
Medicine -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 20th century
Medicine -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 19th century
Pennsylvania -- Social conditions
Alt Author Project Muse
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