Sacrificed for honor: Italian infant abandonment and the politics of reproductive control

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Beacon Press, 1993 - Social Science - 252 pages
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Recounts the nineteenth century Italian system in which unmarried pregnant women were required to give their babies to foundling homes where most died of starvation or disease

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Introduction I
A History
two Bastards the Church and Honor

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He is a professor anthropology & history at Brown University. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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