Scope and Contents
An unbound research paper on maternal mortality and the state in the Madras Presidency, 1840-1875, 68 pages. The paper discusses lying-in hospitals, midwifery training, dai (a traditional birth assistant), child-birth in India, the health and medical welfare of Indian women and female mortality.
- Lang, Sean, 1960 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
This paper was written by Sean Lang while he was studying for a Ph.D. in 'The welfare and mortality of colonial India' at Anglia Polytechnic University.
.003 cubic metre(s) (1 envelope) : paper
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Other Finding Aids
MSS Addenda, vol. I. A description is with the collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Sean Lang, 2002.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Lang, Sean, b 1960
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