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Author Hunt, Nancy Rose.
Title A colonial lexicon of birth ritual, medicalization, and mobility in the Congo / Nancy Rose Hunt.
Imprint Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1999.

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Author Hunt, Nancy Rose.
Series Body, commodity, text
Body, commodity, text.
Subject Yakusu (Mission : Congo) -- History.
Birth customs -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Birth customs -- Religious aspects.
Childbirth -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Protestant churches -- Missions -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Social life and customs.
Labor, Obstetric -- ethnology.
Colonialism -- history.
Culture.
Missions and Missionaries -- history
Vocabulary.
Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Add Title Birth ritual, medicalization, and mobility in the Congo
Description 1 online resource (xix, 475 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-445) and index.
Contents 1. Crocodiles and wealth -- 2. Doctors and airplanes -- 3. Dining and surgery -- 4. Nurses and bicycles -- 5. Babies and forceps -- 6. Colonial maternities -- 7. Debris -- Departures.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Summary Colonial relations in Zaire viewed through the attempts of missionaries to impose European midwifery and birthing practices.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 05, 2019).
ISBN 9780822381365 (electronic book)
0822381362 (electronic book)
1283062232
9781283062237
0822323311
9780822323310
0822323664
9780822323662
OCLC # 182529898
Additional Format Print version: Hunt, Nancy Rose. Colonial lexicon of birth ritual, medicalization, and mobility in the Congo. Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1999 (DLC) 99026315 (OCoLC)41090786


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