Journals Higher Education

$120.00

Hardcover

21 January 1988

314 Pages | illus.

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195051247


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Able-Bodied Womanhood

Personal Health and Social Change in Nineteenth-Century Boston

Martha H. Verbrugge

This case study of health reform in Boston between 1830 and 1900 combines medical and social history to analyze the conflicting messages--both feminist and conservative--projected by the concept of "able-bodied womanhood."

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