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Author Withycombe, Shannon, author.

Title Lost : miscarriage in nineteenth-century America / Shannon Withycombe
Published New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 220 pages)
Series Critical issues in health and medicine
Critical issues in health and medicine.
Contents Oh joy, oh rapture : describing the nineteenth-century miscarriage -- Enveloped in mystery : pregnancy and miscarriage in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries -- Before its due time : setting standards in miscarriage, 1830-1860s -- Dr. Taylor went up in the uterus : miscarriage treatment and intrusive interventions, 1860-1900 -- The body in the clot : medical interest in miscarried tissues, 1870-1912
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Abortion, Spontaneous -- history.
Abortion, Spontaneous -- psychology.
Fetal Research -- history.
History, 19th Century.
Pregnancy -- psychology.
Miscarriage -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Miscarriage -- United States -- Psychological aspects
Obstetricians -- United States -- History -- 19th century
MEDICAL / General
Miscarriage -- Psychological aspects.
United States.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017059908
ISBN 0813591570