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Pregnancy and birth in early modern France : treatises by caring physicians and surgeons (1581 1625) / François Rousset, Jean Liebault, Jacques Guillemeau, Jacques Duval and Louis de Serres ; edited and translated by Valerie Worth-Stylianou.

Publication:
Toronto : Iter Inc. : Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2013.
Toronto : Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiii, 412 pages) : illustrations
Series:
Other voice in early modern Europe. Toronto series ; 23.
Other voice in early modern Europe. Toronto series ; 23
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Subjects:
Pregnancy -- France -- Early works to 1800.
Childbirth -- France -- Early works to 1800.
Birth customs -- France -- Early works to 1800.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- France -- Early works to 1800.
Obstetrics -- France -- Early works to 1800.
Physicians -- France -- Early works to 1800.
Surgeons -- France -- Early works to 1800.
Contents:
New treatise on hysterotomotoky, or childbirth by Cesarean (1581) / François Rousset
Three books dealing with the infirmities and illnesses of women (1582) / Jean Liebault
On the safe delivery of women (1609) / Jacques Guillemeau
On hermaphrodites, deliveries of women (1612) / Jacques Duval
Treatise on sterility among women (1625) / Louis de Serres.
Notes:
Translated from the French.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contributor:
Worth-Stylianou, Valerie, editor of compilation, translator.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.
Iter (Toronto, Ont.)
Contains:
Guillemeau, Jacques, 1550?-1613 De l'heureux accouchement des femmes. English.
Liébault, Jean, ca. 1535-1596. Trois livres appartenant aux infirmitez et maladies des femmes. English.
Duval, Jacques, 1555?-1615? Hermaphrodits, accouchemens des femmes, et traitement qui est requis pour les relever en santé, et bien élever leurs enfans. English.
Serres, Louys de, active 1625. Discours de la nature, causes, signes et curation des empeschemens de la conception, et de la sterilité des femmes. English.
Rousset, François, 1535?-1590? Traitté nouveau de l'hysterotomotokie, ou enfantement caesarien. English.
ISBN:
9780772721396
OCLC:
8920761
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.