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Birthing the Nation: Sex, Science, and the Conception of Eighteenth-Century Britain

Birthing the Nation represents history of medicine at its most inclusive. Born itself from the author’s doctoral work on the history of midwifery, this book is an insightful and hard-hitting examination of how men-midwives and questions of reproduction more generally intersected with national identities and scientific knowledge. In taking such a broad view of theContinue reading “Birthing the Nation: Sex, Science, and the Conception of Eighteenth-Century Britain”