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Author Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate, 1952- author.

Title Not of Woman Born : Representations of Caesarean Birth in Medieval and Renaissance Culture / Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski.

Publication Info. Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2019]


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Description 1 online resource : 27 halftones
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Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Caesarean Birth in Medical Thought -- 2. Caesarean Birth in the Artistic Imagination -- 3. The Marginalization of Women in Obstetrics -- 4. Saintly and Satanic Obstetricians -- Appendix Creative Etymology: "Caesarean Section" from Pliny to Rousset -- Annotated List of Illustrations -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Language In English.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 23. Mai 2019).
Summary Examining representations of Caesarean birth in legend and art and tracing its history in medical writing, Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski addresses the web of religious, ethical, and cultural questions concerning abdominal delivery in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance ...
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-197) and index.
Subject Cesarean section -- Europe -- History.
Cesarean section in art.
Medical illustration -- History.
Césarienne -- Europe -- Histoire.
Illustration médicale -- Histoire.
Cesarean section. (OCoLC)fst00851536
Cesarean section in art. (OCoLC)fst00851546
Medical illustration. (OCoLC)fst01014168
Renaissance. (OCoLC)fst01094518
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: 0-8014-9974-7
ISBN 9781501740480
Standard No. 10.7591/9781501740480 doi

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