How to Do It: Guides to Good Living for Renaissance Italians / Edition 2

How to Do It: Guides to Good Living for Renaissance Italians / Edition 2

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by Rudolph M. Bell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0226042006

ISBN-13: 9780226042008

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

How to Do It shows us sixteenth-century Italy from an entirely new perspective: through manuals that were staples in the households of middlebrow Italians merely trying to lead better lives. Addressing various challenges such as how to conceive a boy, or what to do should you want to goad female (or male) desires, these booklets give us a refreshing and

Overview

How to Do It shows us sixteenth-century Italy from an entirely new perspective: through manuals that were staples in the households of middlebrow Italians merely trying to lead better lives. Addressing various challenges such as how to conceive a boy, or what to do should you want to goad female (or male) desires, these booklets give us a refreshing and fun social history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226042008
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Edition description:
1
Pages:
389
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
1. Readers
2. Conception
Boy or Girl
Frequency of Intercourse
Positions during Intercourse
Setting
Male Impotence
Infertility in Women
Menstruation
Are You Pregnant?
3. Pregnancy and Childbirth
Boy or Girl?
Maybe Twins?
Due Date
Miscarriage
Diet and Daily Activity
Midwives
Anatomy
Labor
Postpartum Care
4. Raising Your Child
Nursing: Who Should Do It?
Nursing: How to Do It
Child Rearing: Physical Health
Child Rearing: Good Character
Children's Books
5. Adolescence
Who Was an Adolescent?
The Sins of Adolescence
Making Fun
Choosing a Spouse
6. Marital Relations
From the Humanists
From the Church
From the Gentlemen
Widows
7. Then and Now
Female Authorship
The Internet
Notes
Index

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