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Published: 01 June 2015

560 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9781781381410

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Mrs Stone & Dr Smellie

Eighteenth-Century Midwives and their Patients

Robert Woods and Chris Galley

Liverpool University Press

  • Provides fresh analysis of the evolution of midwifery in the eighteenth century.
  • Includes a complete annotated copy of A Complete Practice of Midwifery by eighteenth-century midwife, Sarah Stone.
  • Analyses the case notes of 278 patients of William Smellie, the leading midwifery textbook author of his day.