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Childbirth And The Display Of Authority In Early Modern France (Women and Gender in the Early Modern World)

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European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland), History of medicine, Women"s studies, Modern - General, France, Family / Parenting / Childbirth, History: World, Obstetrics, Pregnancy & Childbirth, Europe - France, Childbirth, History, Preg
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Lianne McTavish is a Professor in the Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Canada. She has published work on early modern French visual culture, the history of childbirth, and critical museum by: Childbirth and the Display of Authority in Early Modern France (Women and Gender in the Early Modern World) - Kindle edition by McTavish, Lianne.

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Throughout the early modern period in France, surgeon men-midwives were predominantly associated with sexual impropriety and physical danger; yet over time they managed to change their image, and by the eighteenth century were summoned to attend even the uncomplicated deliveries of wealthy, urban clients.

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The demonstration of all these things fits—and had to fit—with the culture of display fundamental to seventeenth-century French society as a whole.

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Illustration: Marie-Antoinette’s first laying-in (you. Childbirth and the Display of Authority in Early Modern France. By Lianne McTavish (). Lianne McTavish’s book, Childbirth and the Display of Authority in Early Modern France, is part of an Ashgate series entitled Women and Gender in the Early Modern World, a group of collected essays and single-authored volumes that investigate subjects as diverse as identity politics, widowhood, and the book trade.

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Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, xiv + pp. index. illus. bibl. $ ISBN: 0–––4. Pregnancy and birth in early modern France: treatises by caring physicians and surgeons (–), François Rousset, Jean Liebault, Jacques Guillemeau, Jacques Duval and Louis de Serres / edited and translated by Valerie Worth-Stylianou.

(Other voice in early modern Europe. Toronto series ; 23) Translated from the French. Childbirth and the Display of Authority in Early Modern France By Lianne McTavish (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, ) ( pages; $ cloth) The study of childbirth in a range of jurisdictions is not possible for many historians whose familiarity with other languages is not their forte.

McTavish argues that early modern French obstetrical treatises were sites of display participating in both the production and contestation of authoritative knowledge of childbirth.

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Though primarily written by surgeon men-midwives, the texts were also produced by female midwives and male physicians. The demonstration of all these things fits—and had to fit—with the culture of display fundamental to seventeenth-century French society as a whole.

The Frenchness of this development makes Childbirth and the display of authority an inherently national study (if one can safely use the word “national” in an early modern context).

Lianne McTavish, Childbirth and the Display of Authority in Early Modern France (). See also my book, Childbirth and the Display of Authority in Early Modern France (Aldershot: Ashgate, ). J.-L. Baudelocque, Principes sur Author: Lianne McTavish. The Women and Gender in the Early Modern World book series by multiple authors includes books Childbirth And The Display Of Authority In Early Modern France, Marie-Madeleine Jodin Actress, Philosophe, and Feminist, Caterina Sforza And The Art Of Appearances: Gender, Art And Culture In Early Modern Italy, and several more.

Throughout the early modern period in France, surgeon men-midwives were predominantly associated with sexual impropriety and physical danger; yet over time they managed to change their image, and by the eighteenth century were summoned to attend e. 11 I both list and discuss these treatises in my book Childbirth and the display of authority in early modern France, Aldershot, Ashgate, 12 Ibid., pp.

27–30; and Robert A Erickson, ‘“The books of generation”: some observations on the style of the British midwife books, –’, in Paul-Gabriel Boucé (ed.), Sexuality in. Lianne McTavish, Childbirth and the Display of Authority in Early Modern France (Routledge: Aldershot, ).

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University of Melbourne Researchers. Madonna Grehan Author School of Health Sciences Keywords Author: Madonna Grehan. In her book Childbirth and the Display of Authority in Early Modern France, the author examines how male surgeons in early modern France received a bad reputation for their role in childbirth largely because they were called in very late when the mother's life was already at stake and the child was already likely to die.

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and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, xiv + pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and. Elizabeth Nihell (May ) was an Englishwoman from London, she published her first book called a Treatise on the Art of Midwifery, which was a criticism of William Smellie’s methods of childbirth and his use of forceps.

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It examines these ideas not only in the social and cultural context in which they were first produced, but also the ways in which writers up to the Victorian period have appealed to the material in support of their own theories.Gelis, Jacques, History of Childbirth: Fertility, Pregnancy and Birth in Early Modern Europe, Northeastern University Press, Boston,ISBN:(Detailed and respectful study of the “unwritten” history of childbirth: folklore, traditional practices, “old wives’ tales”.