Paula A. Michaels (NHC Fellow, 2008–09)

Project Title

On the Trail of Dr. Lamaze: A Transnational History of Childbirth Education, 1930-1980

University of Iowa

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2008–09

Paula A. Michaels

wrote two chapters of Lamaze: An International History, and "Comrades in the Labor Room: The Lamaze Method of Childbirth Preparation and France's Cold War Home Front, 1951-57," forthcoming in the American Historical Review. She also wrote "A Chapter from Lamaze History: Birth Stories and Authoritative Knowledge in France, 1951-57" for the Journal of Perinatal Education and "Navigating Treacherous Waters: Soviet Satire, National Identity, and Georgii Daneliia's Films of the 1970s" for the Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television.