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Midwives of Seventeenth-Century London

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ISBN-10: 0521661072

ISBN-13: 9780521661072

Edition: 2000

Authors: Doreen A. Evenden, Colin Jones, Charles Rosenberg

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Description:

Until quite recently, midwives have been dismissed as a group by historians who believed they were inadequately trained. This book rejects those claims, and explores their training and licensing in an unofficial apprenticeship by the Church.
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Book details

List price: $119.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/13/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

List of tables and figures
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Introduction
Ecclesiastical licensing of midwives
Pre-licensed experience
Mothers and midwives
A social and economic profile of London midwives
Midwives of twelve London parishes: a socioeconomic case study
Conclusion
Epilogue
Appendices
Bibliography
Index