How do you Discipline the Bodies of Single Women?

Morag Martin, Associate Professor of History, published an article in French Historical Studies on 19th-century maternity wards by looking at the tensions between three sets of single women: midwifery students, sister nurses, and single pregnant patients.


Disciplining the Bodies of Single WomenThe Failure of Midwifery Education in the Gers, 1802–1839,” French Historical Studies, (2021) 44 (4): 613–643.

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Posted: October 18, 2021