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Not of Woman Born. Represenations of Caesarean Birth in Medieval and Renaissance Culture.

BLUMENFELD-KOSINSKI, Renate:

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ISBN 10: 0801422922 / ISBN 13: 9780801422928
Editorial: Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, 1990., 1990
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First Edition. x, 1 leaf, 204 pp; 27 figs. Near Fine, in near fine dust jacket. N° de ref. de la librería 02567

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Título: Not of Woman Born. Represenations of ...

Editorial: Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, 1990.

Año de publicación: 1990

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Edición: 1st Edition

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Blumenfield-Kosinski explores the web of religious, ethical, and cultural questions concerning abdominal delivery in Europe from the 12th to the 16th century. Draws on representations in art, legend, medical treatises, and manuscript illumination. Also reviews the etymology of the term "Caesarean section." Of interest to history of medicine and women's and medieval studies. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Blumenfeld-Kosinski traces the evolution of cesarean birth from the midwives of the early 1300s to the male surgeons of the Renaissance, revealing the emergence of a still-extant medical misogyny. "A scholarly, yet engrossing account . . . that will be relished by readers of medical and cultural history, as well as by those who are interested in the subject of male dominance over women," said PW. Illustrated.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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