Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5490
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lemay , Helen.
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  • Title: Women and the Literature of Obstetrics and Gynecology [The author argues that the practices of learned physicians should not be held in opposition to those of midwives. Some folklore was adapted into the humoral system of medicine. In other cases doctors accepted superstitious cures particularly in childbirth and fertility where problems needed decisive remedies. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Women and the Sources of Medieval History.  Edited by Joel T. Rosenthal.  University of Georgia Press, 1990.  Pages 189 - 209.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Childbirth Guainerius, Anthonius, -Tractatus de Matricibus Gynecolgoy Medicine Midwives Physicians
  • Geographic Area: France;Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: State University of New York, Sony Brook
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0820312142
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