A social history of wet nursing in America : from breast to bottle / Janet Golden.
- A social history of wet nursing in America : from breast to bottle / Janet Golden.
- Golden, Janet Lynne, 1951-
- Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2001.
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- xiii, 215 p.; 23 cm.
- Series Statement
- Women and health series
- Uniform Title
- Women & health (Columbus, Ohio)
- Breast Feeding
- Pediatrics > history
- Infant Food > history
- Infant Care > history
- Breast Feeding > history
- History of Medicine
- Breastfeeding > United States > History
- Motherhood > United States > History
- Wet nurses > United States > History
- Infants > Nutrition > United States > History
- Bottle Feeding > history
- Mother-Child Relations
- Social Environment
- United States
- Originally published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
- Bibliography (note)
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Processing Action (note)
- committed to retain
- 1 Public discourse and private relations: Wet nursing in colonial America 11 -- 2 New motherhood and the new view of wet nurses, 1780-1865 38 -- 3 Finding "just the right kind of woman": The urban wet nurse marketplace, 1830-1900 64 -- 4 "Victims of distressing circumstances": The wet nurse labor force and the offspring of wet nurses, 1860-1910 97 -- 5 Medical oversight and medical dilemmas: The physician and the wet nurse, 1870-1910 128 -- 6 "Obliged to have wet nurses": Relations in the private household, 1870-1925 156 -- 7 "Therapeutic merchandise": Human milk in the twentieth century 179 -- Epilogue: From commodity to gift 201.
- 0814250726 (paper : alk. paper)
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