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Author Kennedy, V. Lynn, 1970-

Title Born southern : childbirth, motherhood, and social networks in the old south / V. Lynn Kennedy.

Imprint Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.1982 K387b 2012    ---  Available
Edition John Hopkins pbk. ed.
Description viii, 277 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Idealizing birth and motherhood in the Antebellum south -- Conception and pregnancy: southern women's experiences of reproduction -- Childbirth: commonalities and divisions -- Motherhood: infant nurturing and identity -- Fatherhood and the southern patriarchy -- Birth and professional identity in the Antebellum south -- Birth, motherhood, and the sectional crisis.
Subject Childbirth -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History.
Motherhood -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History.
Social networks -- Southern States -- History.
Southern States -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9781421405803 (pbk.)
1421405806 (pbk.)

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