Small matters Canadian children in sickness and health, 1900-1940

Gleason, Mona, 1964-

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  • Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library. Canadian publishers collection.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-201) and index.
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English


  • Introduction: The Intimate Landscape of Health in the History of Children and Childhood -- 1 Doctored Bodies: Professional Medical Discourse and Children's Embodied Difference -- 2 Florence, Marc, Alice, and Theresa: Healthy Bodies and Domestic Doctoring, 1910s to the 1920s -- 3 Shirley, Lily, Jack, and Lina: Healthy Bodies and Domestic Doctoring, 1920s to the 1940s -- 4 Learning the Body: Schools, Curriculum, and Health -- 5 Treated Bodies: Hospitalization -- 6 Reforming the Body: Doctors, Educators, and Attitudes Towards Disability in Childhood -- Conclusion: Small Matters: Historical Meaning and Children's Embodiment -- Appendices. 1 Causes of Infant Death in Canada -- 2 Participant Information -- 3 My Health Record