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The king's midwife : a history and mystery of Madame du Coudray

Author: Nina Rattner Gelbart
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography explores the life of an extraordinary Enlightenment woman. In 1759, in an effort to end infant mortality, Louis XV commissioned Madame Angelique Marguerite Le Boursier du Coudray to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gelbart, Nina Rattner.
King's midwife.
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)59457694
Named Person: Angelique Marguerite Le Boursier du Coudray; Angelique Marguerite Le Boursier du Coudray
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Rattner Gelbart
ISBN: 9780520924109 052092410X 0585268835 9780585268835
OCLC Number: 45730872
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 347 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Nina Rattner Gelbart.
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