The court midwife [electronic resource] /Justine Siegemund ; edited and translated by Lynne Tatlock.
By: Siegemund, Justina.
Contributor(s): Tatlock, Lynne.Material type: BookSeries: Other voice in early modern Europe: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 260 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226757100 (electronic bk.); 0226757102 (electronic bk.); 9780226757087 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226757080 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780226757094 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0226757099 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Midwifery -- Early works to 1800 | Midwifery | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Pregnancy & Childbirth | მედიცინა-- მეანობაGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 618.2/009 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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;
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.
Translated from the German.