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Author Wilson, Adrian, 1947- author.

Title The making of man-midwifery : childbirth in England, 1660-1770 / Adrian Wilson
Edition 1st
Published London : Routledge, 2018
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Series Routledge library editions. History of medicine ; 13
Notes <P>Acknowledgements </P><P>1. Introduction </P><B><P>Part I: The Traditional Management of Birth </P></B><P>2. The Bodily Processes of Childbirth </P><P>3. The Practices of Midwives </P><P>4. Traditional Obstetric Surgery </P><B><P>Part II: From Obstetric Surgery to Man-Midwifery </P></B><P>5. The Chamberlen Instruments and Their Sale</P><P>6. The Forceps Contested: The London Deventrians </P><P>7. The Impact of the Forceps </P><B><P>Part III: Whig and Tory Men-Midwives </P></B><P>8. Conflict and Initiative in London, 1720-40</P><P>9. A New Synthesis: William Smellie </P><P>10. John Bamber, the Vectis, and the City of London </P><P>11. New Institutions: The London Lying-in Hospitals </P><B><P>Part IV: The Man as Midwife</P></B><P>12. The Varieties of Man-Midwifery </P><P>13. William Hunter: The Man as Midwife </P><P>14. Two Female Cultures </P><P>15. Conclusion</P><P>Bibliography </P><P>Index </P>
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Subject Midwifery -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Obstetricians -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Obstetrics -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Midwifery.
Obstetricians.
Obstetrics.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429022735
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9780429660634
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