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Nations are built of babies : saving Ontario's mothers and children, 1900-1940

Author: Cynthia R Comacchio
Publisher: Montreal, Qué. : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1993.
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A study of the campaign, designed and led by physicians, to reduce infant and maternal mortality in early-20th-century Ontario. The book examines the evolving relationships between medicine, mothers,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Comacchio, Cynthia R., 1957-
Nations are built of babies.
Montreal, Qué. : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1993
(DLC) 95122824
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia R Comacchio
ISBN: 9780773563889 0773563881 1282856340 9781282856349 9786612856341 6612856343
OCLC Number: 144143819
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 340 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Contents --
Figures and Tables --
Preface --
1 Introduction --
2 Guarded Against Harmful Conditions: The Campaign's Setting --
3 The Infant Soldier: Early Child Welfare Efforts --
4 To Glorify, Dignify and Purify: Saving Mothers --
5 We Want Perfect Parents: Mothers, Medicine, and the State --
6 A Healthy Programme for Life: The Management of Childhood --
7 By Every Means in Our Power: Child and Maternal Welfare Services --
8 Ninety-Nine Percent Child Study Conscious: The Public Response --
9 Despite the Best Efforts: The Campaign's Effects --
10 Conclusion --
Appendix --
Notes --
Other Titles: Saving Ontario's mothers and children, 1900-1940
Responsibility: Cynthia R. Comacchio.
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