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Author Sherwood, Joan, 1929-
Title Infection of the innocents : wet nurses, infants, and syphilis in France, 1780-1900 / Joan Sherwood.
Imprint Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2010.

Author Sherwood, Joan, 1929-
Series McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health and society ; 37
McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health, and society ; 37.
Subject Hospice de Vaugirard (Paris, France) -- History.
Syphilis, Congenital, hereditary, and infantile -- Treatment -- Social aspects -- France -- History.
Syphilis -- Patients -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- France -- History.
Wet nurses -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- France -- History.
Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- France -- History.
Syphilis, Congenital -- history.
Syphilis, Congenital -- therapy.
Breast Feeding -- adverse effects.
History, 18th Century.
History, 19th Century.
Malpractice -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Mercury -- therapeutic use.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 214 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-207) and index.
Contents Mercury and syphilis : a dysfunctional relationship -- The making of a modern hospital in eighteenth-century Paris -- The infants of Vaugirard -- The wet nurse as technology -- The wet nurse and the law -- The Doctor exonerated -- Appendices. Case sources ; Decision of the Court of Dijon, 14 May 1868 ; General legislative and statutory terms.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780773580916 (electronic bk.)
0773580913 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 767671391
Additional Format Print version: Sherwood, Joan, 1929- Infection of the innocents. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2010 9780773537415 (OCoLC)594940562

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