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My life's travels and adventures : an eighteenth-century oculist in the Ottoman Empire and the European hinterland

Author: Regina Salomea Pilsztynowa; Wladyslaw Roczniak
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Iter Press ; Tempe, Arizona : Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2020.
Series: The other voice in early modern Europe: the Toronto series, 78; Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies, volume 573
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English
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"A memoir of the journeys of the eighteenth-century Polish oculist Regina Salomea Pilsztynowa through the Ottoman Empire, the Balkans, Poland-Lithuania, and Russia, detailing her experience as a stranger in distant lands, a Catholic Pole in a Muslim society, and a successful woman physician in a field reserved for men"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Early works
Biography
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pilsztynowa, Regina Salomea, 1718-1764?
My life's travels and adventures
Toronto, Ontario : Iter Press ; Tempe, Arizona : Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2020.
(DLC) 2019043807
Named Person: Regina Salomea Pilsztynowa
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Regina Salomea Pilsztynowa; Wladyslaw Roczniak
ISBN: 9780866987653 0866987657
OCLC Number: 1137207474
Language Note: In English; translated from Polish.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction The Other Voice Her Life, Her Book, and Her Times The Emancipate's Journey Pilsztynowa as Other, Pilsztynowa and Others Note on Locations and Translation My Life's Travels and Adventures Preface, To the Estimable Reader Chapter One, First Journey to Istanbul, and Other Adventures Chapter Two, My Second Marriage, and Other Adventures Chapter Three, The Disagreement with Mr. Bekierski, and My Cavalier Chapter Four, My Second Arrival in Istanbul Chapter Five, The Turkish Sect Chapter Six, The Route to Jerusalem Chapter Seven, About Fasting on Saturdays Appendix One: Glossary of Places Appendix Two: Pilsztynowa's Patients Appendix Three: Chronology Bibliography Index
Series Title: The other voice in early modern Europe: the Toronto series, 78; Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies, volume 573
Other Titles: Echo na swiat podane procederu podróży y życia mego awantur.
Eighteenth-century oculist in the Ottoman Empire and the European hinterland
Responsibility: Regina Salomea Pilsztynowa ; edited and translated by Władysław Roczniak.

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"A memoir of the journeys of the eighteenth-century Polish oculist Regina Salomea Pilsztynowa through the Ottoman Empire, the Balkans, Poland-Lithuania, and Russia, detailing her experience as a stranger in distant lands, a Catholic Pole in a Muslim society, and a successful woman physician in a field reserved for men"--

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"Thanks entirely to the discovery of her lost memoir at the end of the nineteenth century, Regina Salomea Pilsztynowa enjoys the reputation of being the first female doctor in Polish history. And how Read more...

 
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