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Where there is no midwife : birth and loss in rural India / Sarah Pinto.

Author/Creator:
Pinto, Sarah.
Publication:
New York : Berghahn Books, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 330 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality ; v. 10
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Subjects:
Childbirth -- India.
Rural health -- India.
Contents:
Work : where there is no midwife
Bodies : the poisonous lotus
Medicine : development without institutions
Seeing : visuality in pregnancy
Dying : in the big, big hands of god
Ideals : ciphers of tradition
Talk : casting desire
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [302]-319) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
Contributor:
Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
ISBN:
1845453107 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781845453107 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
77503886
Publisher Number:
99934989371