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The court midwife

Author: Justina Siegemund; Lynne Tatlock
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Series: Other voice in early modern Europe.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1690, The Court Midwife made Justine Siegemund (1636-1705) the spokesperson for the art of midwifery at a time when most obstetrical texts were written by men. More than a technical manual, The Court Midwife contains descriptions of obstetric techniques of midwifery and its attendant social pressures. Siegemund's visibility as a writer, midwife, and proponent of an incipient professionalism  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Siegemund, Justina, 1636-1706.
Court midwife.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005002438
(OCoLC)57531574
Named Person: Justine Siegemund
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Justina Siegemund; Lynne Tatlock
ISBN: 9780226757100 0226757102 9780226757087 0226757080 9780226757094 0226757099
OCLC Number: 190560533
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 260 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgments; Series Editors' Introduction; Volume Editor's Introduction; Volume Editor's Bibliography; The Court Midwife of the Electorate of Brandenburg; Appendix A: Original Table of Contexts; Appendix B: Glossary of New and Old Gynecological and Obstetric Terms; Series Editors' Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Other voice in early modern Europe.
Other Titles: Chur-Brandenburgische Hoff-Wehe-Mutter.
Responsibility: Justine Siegemund ; edited and translated by Lynne Tatlock.

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First published in 1690, this work made Justine Siegemund (1636-1705) the spokesperson for the art of midwifery at a time when most obstetrical texts were written by men. Translated here into  Read more...

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