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Author "She Said She Was in the Family Way": Pregnancy and Infancy in the Irish Past (Conference) (2010 : Queen's University of Belfast)

Title "She said she was in the family way" : pregnancy and infancy in modern Ireland / edited by Elaine Farrell
Published London : Institute of Historical Research, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 247 pages)
Series Humanities Digital Library
Open Access e-Books
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. Provided by Publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Humanities Digital Library, viewed January 30, 2017.)
Subject Infants -- Ireland -- History -- Congresses.
Pregnancy -- Ireland -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Farrell, Elaine (Elaine Frances), author
LC no. 2012551256
ISBN 1909646474 (electronic bk.)
9781909646476 (electronic bk.)
(hardback edition)
(hardback edition)