Hearts of wisdom : American women caring for kin, 1850-1940 /
|Published:||Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000.|
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Table of Contents:
- Part 1. 1850-1890
- 1. "Hot Flannels, Hot Teas, and a Great Deal of Care": Emily Hawley Gillespie and Sarah Gillespie, 1858-1888
- 2. An Overview of Nineteenth-Century Caregiving
- 3. "Tried at the Quilting Bees": Con?icts between "Old Ladies" and Aspiring Professionals
- Part 2. 1890-1940
- 4. A "Terrible and Exhausting" Struggle: Martha Shaw Farnsworth, 1890-1924
- 5. "Just as You Direct": Caregiver Translations of Medical Authority
- 6. Negotiating Public Health Directives: Poor New Yorkers at the Turn of the Century
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