Title: Education for Motherhood : Advice for Mothers in Twentieth-Century Canada. First Edition.
Publisher:  University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1994, ISBN:0802073611
Seller ID: 94591
ARNUP, Katherine. Education for Motherhood : Advice for Mothers in Twentieth-Century Canada. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1994). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xiii,(1),-251,(7),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, illustrated purple card covers. "Focusing on the period from 1900 to 1960, Arnup provides thorough documentation of this barrage of advice from the experts and assesses its changing messages and its impact on women's daily lives. Shereveals that child-rearing literature has transformed women's experience o f pregnancy, bith, and motherhood." - from p.[i]. Contents : Introduction .1. Waging War on Infant Mortality. 2. Creating 'An Educational Campaign.' 3. Medicalizing Motherhood: Pregnancy and Childbirth. 4. 'Bringing Up Baby': The Care and Feeding of Infants and Young Children. 5. Thoroughly Modern Mother. Conclusion. Very good. 20.00