Witches, Midwives, & Nurses: A History of Women Healers

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Witches, Midwives and Nurses: A History of Women Healers - Ehrenreich, Barbara, and English, Deirdre

Women have always been healers, and medicine has always been an arena of struggle between female practitioners and male professionals. This pamphlet explores two important phases in the male takeover of health care: the suppression of witches in medieval Europe and the rise of the male medical profession in the United States. The authors conclude ...

Witches, Midwives and Nurses: A History of Women Healers 1993, Feminist Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780912670133

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