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Sex and suffering : women's health and a women's hospital : the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, 1856-1996

Author: Janet McCalman
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of childbirth in Australia; of the medical care of women; of nursing work; of revolutions in sexuality, fertility control and gender roles; and of the impact of immigration on Australian society____________
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCalman, Janet, 1948-
Sex and suffering.
Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)1019530391
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet McCalman
ISBN: 0522848370 9780522848373
OCLC Number: 39444687
Awards: Winner of Victorian Community and Local History Award 1999.
Description: xi, 420 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Janet McCalman.

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The history of the Royal Women's Hospital is the history of women in the age of modern medicine. It is a story that begins in the dawn of anaesthesia, before the revolutions brought about by aspesis,  Read more...

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