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WHEN THE TIME IS COMING...CHILDBIRTH IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY TRANSYLVANIA
WHEN THE TIME IS COMING...CHILDBIRTH IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY TRANSYLVANIA

Author(s): Andrea Fehér
Subject(s): History
Published by: Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai
Keywords: women’s history; midwifery; social history; early modern Transylvania.

Summary/Abstract: The article examines childbirth in early modern Transylvania. Drawing on a vast range of personal narratives, such as correspondence, diaries, autobiographies and other family papers, the essay shows the diversity in childbirth’ practices and some attitudes regarding early modern midwifery.

  • Issue Year: 56/2011
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 135-148
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English