The Lame, the Halt, and the Blind

The Lame, the Halt, and the Blind : The Vital Role of Medicine in the History of Civilization (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Lame, the Halt, and the Blind: The Vital Role of Medicine in the History of Civilization Commerce and sentiment - Mothers' Day - Maternity made safe - Matters for pride - More telephones, more automobiles, and more bathrooms - Also more ma ternal deaths - Mother India and Mother America - Consider the statistics - Den mark and Italy lead - America falls to the bottom of the list - Sixteen thousand mothers die - One death near at hand brings reality - A family in disaster Reckless indifference to the needs of mothers - Survival of an ancient attitude - Cruel bigotry replaced by sophistry - Savages keep no Statistics - The de cadence of woman - Child-bearing, an illness of nine months - Privileges of education denied to women-ao experiment in maternity - The Maternity Center Association - Charity merely a point of View - The lowest maternity rate in the world - A hypocritical gesture - The survivors get a. flower - Ten thousand needless deaths. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 458 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 24mm | 608g
  • English
  • 236 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243207107
  • 9780243207107