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Introduction

Introduction

Why Breastfeeding?

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
Back To the Breast
Author(s):
Jessica L. Martucci
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226288178.003.0008

The introduction explores the history of breastfeeding in the early 20th century, explains key terms, and establishes the book's intervention into the narrative and historiography of infant feeding. It also introduces the main arguments, the author's perspective and outlines the organizational format.

Keywords:   breastfeeding, history, natural motherhood, scientific motherhood

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