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    Colonial Modernities

    Midwifery in Bengal, c.1860–1947, 1st Edition

    By Ambalika Guha

    The subject of medicalisation of childbirth in colonial India has so far been identified with three major themes: the attempt to reform or ‘sanitise’ the site of birthing practices, establishing lying-in hospitals and replacing traditional birth attendants with trained midwives and qualified female…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge India
    The Social History of Health and Medicine in South Asia

1Series in Midwifery

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