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The Art of midwifery : early modern midwives in Europe

Author: Hilary Marland
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
Series: Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a considerable range of archival material from six countries, the contributors aim to show the diversity in midwives' practices, competence, socio-economic background and education, as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Marland
ISBN: 0415064252 9780415064255 9780203991527 0203991524
OCLC Number: 26933109
Description: xvi, 234 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mothers and their midwives in seventeenth-century London / Doreen Evenden --
Provincial midwives in England : Lancashire and Chesire, 1660-1760 / David Harley --
Midwifery practice among the Quakers in southern rural England in the late seventeenth century / Ann Giardina Hess --
The midwives of south Germany and the public/private dichotomy / Merry E. Wiesner --
From hegemony to subordination : midwives in early modern Spain / Teresa Ortiz --
The politick midwife : models of midwifery in the work of Elizabeth Cellier / Helen King --
Midwife to a nation : Mme du Coudray serves France / Nina Gelbart --
The Church, the state and childbirth : the midwife in Italy during the eighteenth century / Nadia Maria Filippini. Professionals? Sisters? Rivals? : midwives in Braunschweig, 1750-1800 / Mary Lindemann --
The 'burgerlijke' midwife : the stadsvroedvrouw of eighteenth-century Holland / Hilary Marland.
Series Title: Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine.
Responsibility: edited by Hilary Marland.
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