Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2016

312 Pages | 25 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190264123

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Brought to Bed

Childbearing in America, 1750-1950, 30th Anniversary Edition

Judith Walzer Leavitt

  • The classic work on how childbirth has changed from colonial times to the present.
  • Author of renowned expert on women's medical history.

New to this Edition:

  • New preface for 30th anniversary edition on the state of the fields of women's history and the history of medicine.
  • Addresses how the history of childbirth and women's health have developed in the intervening decades.