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Bidding Information
Lot #    13033
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 11:11:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Mutter und Werdendes Kind// Mutter und Säugling
Author    [Only Ed. - Women] Dr. Rahel Straus
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Dr. Peter Freund
Publication Date    1943
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 23 pp. 203:147 mm., usual age staining, nice margins. A very good copy bound in the original paper wrappers, chipped.
          
Detailed
Description
   A discussion of expectant and nursing mothers. This volume is very rare, it is not listed in any library catalogs. It appears as if it were typewritten, and it is single spaced throughout. Dr. Rahel Gotein Straus (1880-1963) is also the author of Wir lebten in Deutschland (a study on German Jewry from 1880-1933) and Sipurim le-nekhdi ha-gadol (stories for my oldest grandchild).

Rahel Goitein Straus had the distinction of being one of the first women medical students officially studying at a German university. She trained at Heidelberg and her dissertation was Ein Fall von Chorionepitheliom and went on to become a well-known doctor.She emigrated to Palestine in 1933 and made their home in Jerusalem. There Rahel practiced medicine and became very active in social work.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Women's Literature
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica