Health in the City: Race, Poverty, and the Negotiation of Women's Health in New York City, 1915-1930

Health in the City: Race, Poverty, and the Negotiation of Women's Health in New York City, 1915-1930

by Tanya Hart

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479867998
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2015
Series: Culture, Labor, History Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Tanya Hart is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at Pepperdine University (CA).

Table of Contents



Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

1. Migration and the City 15

2. Professionalization in the City 64

3. Work in the City 85

4. Culture in the City 108

5. Birthing in the City: Columbus Hill 138

6. Health in Columbus Hill 162

7. Birthing in the City: The Mulberry District 188

8. Health in the Mulberry District 218

Notes 245

Bibliography 291

Index 315

About the Author 329

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