"She said she was in the family way" pregnancy and infancy in modern Ireland

'She said she was in the family way' examines the subject of pregnancy and infancy in Ireland from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. It draws on exciting and innovative research by early-career and established academics, and consider topics that have been largely ignored by histori...

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Main Author: Farrell, Elaine (Author)
Corporate Author: "She Said She Was in the Family Way": Pregnancy and Infancy in the Irish Past (Conference) (2010, Queen's University of Belfast)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Institute of Historical Research [2012], 2012
Series:Humanities Digital Library
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:'She said she was in the family way' examines the subject of pregnancy and infancy in Ireland from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. It draws on exciting and innovative research by early-career and established academics, and consider topics that have been largely ignored by historians in Ireland. The book will make an important contribution to Irish women's history, family history, childhood history, social history, crime history and medical history, and will provide a reference point for academics interested in themes of sexuality, childbirth, infanthood and parenthood
Physical Description:xix, 247 pages
ISBN:9781905165650
190516565X