The Resource The court midwife, Justine Siegemund ; edited and translated by Lynne Tatlock

The court midwife, Justine Siegemund ; edited and translated by Lynne Tatlock

Label
The court midwife
Title
The court midwife
Statement of responsibility
Justine Siegemund ; edited and translated by Lynne Tatlock
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
618.2/009
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
RG950
LC item number
.S54 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The other voice in early modern Europe
Label
The court midwife, Justine Siegemund ; edited and translated by Lynne Tatlock
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn190560533
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226757100
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b23741569
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190560533
  • pebcs0226757080

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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