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The Court Midwife.

By: Siegemund, Justine.
Contributor(s): Tatlock, Lynne.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (294 p.).ISBN: 9780226757100.Subject(s): Midwifery -- Early works to 1800Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Court MidwifeDDC classification: 618.2 LOC classification: RG950Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Series Editors' Introduction -- Volume Editor's Introduction -- Volume Editor's Bibliography -- The Court Midwife of the Electorate of Brandenburg -- Dedicatory Letters -- Authorizations -- Author's Introduction -- Part 1 -- Part 2 -- Appendix A: Original Table of Contexts -- Appendix B: Glossary of New and Old Gynecological and Obstetric Terms -- Series Editors' Bibliography -- Index
Summary: 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 accorded her a status virtually unknown to German women in the seventeenth century. Translated here into English for the first time, The Court Midwife contains riveting birthing scenes, s
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Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Series Editors' Introduction -- Volume Editor's Introduction -- Volume Editor's Bibliography -- The Court Midwife of the Electorate of Brandenburg -- Dedicatory Letters -- Authorizations -- Author's Introduction -- Part 1 -- Part 2 -- Appendix A: Original Table of Contexts -- Appendix B: Glossary of New and Old Gynecological and Obstetric Terms -- Series Editors' Bibliography -- Index

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 accorded her a status virtually unknown to German women in the seventeenth century. Translated here into English for the first time, The Court Midwife contains riveting birthing scenes, s

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Lynne Tatlock is the Hortense and Tobias Lewin Distinguished Professor in the Humanities in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Washington University in St. Louis.

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