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Gender and medicine in Ireland, 1700-1950

Author: Margaret H Preston; Margaret Ó hÓgartaigh
Publisher: Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2012.
Series: Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret H Preston; Margaret Ó hÓgartaigh
ISBN: 9780815632719 0815632711
OCLC Number: 794363336
Description: xviii, 317 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: "I was right glad to be rid of it" : dental medical practice in eighteenth-century Ireland / James Kelly --
Women and tuberculosis in Ireland / Greta Jones --
Infant and child mortality in Dublin a century ago / Cormac Ó Gráda --
Cure or custody : therapeutic philosophy at the Connaught District Lunatic Asylum / Oonagh Walsh --
Gender and criminal lunacy in nineteenth-century Ireland / Pauline Prior --
Between habitual drunkards and alcoholics : inebriate women and reformatories in Ireland, 1899-1919 / Elizabeth Malcolm --
Managing midwifery in Dublin : practice and practitioners, 1700-1800 / Philomena Gorey --
Lady Dudley's district nursing scheme and the Congested Districts Board, 1903-1923 / Ciara Breathnach --
"The wages of sin is death" : Lock hospitals, venereal disease, and gender in prefamine Ireland / Laurence M. Geary --
"Sickness," gender, and national health insurance in Ireland, 1920s to 1940s / Mel Cousins --
"A perpetual nightmare" : women, fertility control, the Irish state, and the 1935 ban on contraceptives / Sandra McAvoy --
"A probable source of infection" : the limitations of venereal disease policy, 1943-1951 / Susannah Riordan --
Prophylactics and prejudice : venereal diseases in Northern Ireland during the Second World War / Leanne McCormick.
Series Title: Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Responsibility: edited by Margaret H. Preston & Margaret Ó hÓgartaigh.
Local System Bib Number:
008414305
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