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Maternal Breast-Feeding and Its Substitutes in Nineteenth-Century French Art - (Hardcover)

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Ventura traces the conceptual and ideological sources promoting breast-feeding in modern Western society, a period in which the very concept of womanhood changed as women were simultaneously idealized and differentiated from men, while subordinating themselves to men's interests. She focuses on artistic representations of infant breast-feeding in France during the early modern period, from the French Revolution to the beginning of the 20th century, covering mothers, wet nurses, and feeding bottles; death and substitute mothers; and maternal breast-feeding. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: Xxxiv, 469 pages :
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Brill's Studies in Intellectual History / Brill's Studies on Art, Art History, and Intellectual History, 29
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Book theme: General
Author: Gal Ventura
Language: English
Street Date: October 11, 2018
TCIN: 53831898
UPC: 9789004366824
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-1609
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