The Midwives Book: Or the Whole Art of Midwifry Discovered

The Midwives Book: Or the Whole Art of Midwifry Discovered

by Jane Sharp
     
 

ISBN-10: 019508652X

ISBN-13: 9780195086522

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

When the midwife Jane Sharp wrote The Midwives Book in 1671, she became the first British woman to publish a midwifery manual. Drawing on works by her male contemporaries and weaving together medical information and lively anecdotes, she produces a book that is instructive, accessible, witty, and constantly surprising.  See more details below

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When the midwife Jane Sharp wrote The Midwives Book in 1671, she became the first British woman to publish a midwifery manual. Drawing on works by her male contemporaries and weaving together medical information and lively anecdotes, she produces a book that is instructive, accessible, witty, and constantly surprising.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195086522
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Women Writers in English 1350-1850 Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.20(d)

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