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Contents Preface 1. Napoleon and the Woman Question 2. Imperial Women's Education: Theory and Practice 3. Feminism and Domesticity in Humanistic Manuals of ?Domestic Science,? Home Economics and ?Hygiene? 4. The First National System of Midwifery Education 5. The Biomedical Foundations of Domesticity: Discourses of Surgeons 6. The Glandular Theory of Female Difference: Dr. Cabanis and ?The Science of Man? 7. Women?s Issues in Napoleonic Textbooks of Legal Medicine 8. Medical Discourse in Criminal Cases: Infanticide and Woman?s Nature 9. The 19th-century Discourse of Napoleon?s Program for Ending Infanticide 10. Women?s Medicine and Surgery from the Patients? Point of View: Adrienne Noailles Lafayette and Francis Burney d?Arblay Reflections End notes Glossary Chronological List of Primary Sources Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Women -- Health and hygiene -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Medicine -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Medical jurisprudence -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Women's Health -- history -- France.
History of Medicine -- France.
Jurisprudence -- France.
History, 19th Century -- France.