Napoleon and the Woman Question: Discourses of the Other Sex in French Education, Medicine, and Medical Law, 1799-1815

TitleNapoleon and the Woman Question: Discourses of the Other Sex in French Education, Medicine, and Medical Law, 1799-1815
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsBurton, June K.
Number of Pages288
PublisherTexas Tech University Press
CityLubbock
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This examination of predominantly primary sources focuses on discourses of women and women's issues in light of the prevailing view of the relationship between the physical and the moral in feminine bodies and minds. Burton discusses France's first national system of midwifery education, women's medicine and surgery, and medical law. [From the publisher.]

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