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Reproducing women

Yi-Li Wu

Reproducing women

medicine, metaphor, and childbirth in late imperial China

by Yi-Li Wu

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Childbirth -- China -- History,
  • Women -- Medical care -- History,
  • Reproductive Medicine -- history -- China,
  • Gynecology -- history -- China,
  • History, Modern 1601- -- China,
  • Metaphor -- China,
  • China -- Social life and customs -- 1644-1912

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementYi-Li Wu.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG518.C6 W8 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24039726M
    ISBN 109780520260689
    LC Control Number2010001036
    OCLC/WorldCa502304085

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