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This first biography of the prominent obstetrician vividly depicts the life and career of a multi-faceted man and offers fresh perspectives on medicine, society, and women's reproductive lives in nineteenth-century America. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 2002. With a new foreword by Scott Podolsky, M.D.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Half Title
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  1. Image
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Dedication
  2. p. v
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  1. Contents
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  1. Illustrations
  2. p. viii
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  1. Foreword to the Humanities Open Book Edition
  2. Scott Podolsky
  3. pp. x-xiii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xiv-xvii
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  1. Chronology
  2. pp. xviii-xix
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  1. The Channing Family Tree
  2. p. xx
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  1. Half Title 1
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  1. Image 1
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  1. Prologue
  2. pp. 3-4
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  1. Chapter 1. Youth
  2. pp. 5-20
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  1. Chapter 2. Medical Studies
  2. pp. 21-43
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  1. Chapter 3. Launching a Career, 1811-1822
  2. pp. 44-68
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  1. Chapter 4. Obstetrical Practice
  2. pp. 69-92
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  1. Chapter 5. The Hospitals
  2. pp. 93-113
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  1. Chapter 6. The Education of Physicians
  2. pp. 114-132
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  1. Chapter 7. The Middle Years, 1822-1840
  2. pp. 133-155
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  1. Chapter 8. Puerperal Fever
  2. pp. 156-167
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  1. Chapter 9. Obstetrical Anesthesia
  2. pp. 168-186
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  1. Chapter 10. Social Reform
  2. pp. 187-210
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  1. Chapter 11. “Action of a Man’s Whole Nature,” 1840-1854
  2. pp. 211-233
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  1. Chapter 12. The Medical Profession at Mid-Century
  2. pp. 234-255
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  1. Chapter 13. Retirement and Repose
  2. pp. 256-277
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 278-364
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  1. Selected Bibliography
  2. pp. 365-373
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  1. Walter Channing Bibliography
  2. pp. 374-377
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 378-387
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781555538767
MARC Record
OCLC
1102420411
Pages
408
Launched on MUSE
2019-11-15
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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