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Poor and Pregnant in Paris: Strategies for Survival in the Nineteenth Century

Poor and Pregnant in Paris: Strategies for Survival in the Nineteenth Century ~~~bie~~trhisdarcitsfroquurt*enc~~tonutses and the nursirig proen. The lnddental rekrences to nursing imite fuahes rescaKh &@lighting thc role of nun@ in the rdationship between the &em dthevotuntarysy~eemdthem~edtheICmg'sFundintheprovisi~of hospital patient carc. This well-meaxheti ad written aaow hub maciously to its funda- mmd them, tRc rclatiodip ~~py and the plidcs of d- imn. Tbebook~deattbeinvaluablecon~ndEht~sPundto the broad areas of he& and w&e, d dammmm, Impdy, how the Fund has evolved over time to meet the demands ofday's hcaIrh- and welfaE.e- hcusedf&ecy. ANGELA C~SEIWG, PHD, RN sglior Lecnucr SchdofNuBing Qucedmd University of TMmdogy Brisrn AUs& Poor and Pregnant in Paris: Strategies for Sumid in the Nineteenth cmml&y By Rachel G. Fuchs (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Universiry Press, 1992) 'To be poor and pregnant in Paris during the ninetd century placcd a wow in an exmor~y cWcuIt posirion.'' Thus begins hch.el Furhs's so- cial history of the exp-mces d a btoricaUy vulnerable population- women who were poor, uneducated, pregnant, often unmarried, and without the politi- d or social power to idumce the decisions made by others on their behalf. As a consequence, these women and their children sm@ed for survival in a world d&ed by politiu, sociai reformists, xehgous activists, and physicians. As rhe booYs tide http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

Poor and Pregnant in Paris: Strategies for Survival in the Nineteenth Century

Nursing History Review , Volume 4 (1): 2 – Jan 1, 1996

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1062-8061
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10.1891/1062-8061.4.1.222
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~~~bie~~trhisdarcitsfroquurt*enc~~tonutses and the nursirig proen. The lnddental rekrences to nursing imite fuahes rescaKh &@lighting thc role of nun@ in the rdationship between the &em dthevotuntarysy~eemdthem~edtheICmg'sFundintheprovisi~of hospital patient carc. This well-meaxheti ad written aaow hub maciously to its funda- mmd them, tRc rclatiodip ~~py and the plidcs of d- imn. Tbebook~deattbeinvaluablecon~ndEht~sPundto the broad areas of he& and w&e, d dammmm, Impdy, how the Fund has evolved over time to meet the demands ofday's hcaIrh- and welfaE.e- hcusedf&ecy. ANGELA C~SEIWG, PHD, RN sglior Lecnucr SchdofNuBing Qucedmd University of TMmdogy Brisrn AUs& Poor and Pregnant in Paris: Strategies for Sumid in the Nineteenth cmml&y By Rachel G. Fuchs (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Universiry Press, 1992) 'To be poor and pregnant in Paris during the ninetd century placcd a wow in an exmor~y cWcuIt posirion.'' Thus begins hch.el Furhs's so- cial history of the exp-mces d a btoricaUy vulnerable population- women who were poor, uneducated, pregnant, often unmarried, and without the politi- d or social power to idumce the decisions made by others on their behalf. As a consequence, these women and their children sm@ed for survival in a world d&ed by politiu, sociai reformists, xehgous activists, and physicians. As rhe booYs tide

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1996

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