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Women and childbirth in Haile Selassie's Ethiopia

Abstract:

As the first analytic history of Ethiopian medicine, this thesis explores the interchange between the institutional development of a national medical network and the lived experiences of women as patients and practitioners of medicine from the years 1940-1975. Using birth and gender as mechanisms to explore the nation's public health history allows me to pursue alternative threads of enquiry: I ask questions not only about state activities and policy pursuits, but also about the relevance and...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
University College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty - History of Medicine

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Julianne Rose Weis
Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:55eec5f9-5fcc-41f6-90a5-2eb7588b771a
Local pid:
ora:11927

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