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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.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780195086539
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publisher Imprint: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Depth: 30
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 29 mm
  • Width: 147 mm
  • ISBN-10: 0195086538
  • Publisher Date: 19 Aug 1999
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 224 mm
  • No of Pages: 368
  • Series Title: Women Writers in English 1350-1850
  • Weight: 645 gr


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