Sophia Jex-Blake: A Woman Pioneer in Nineteenth-Century Medical Reform

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The opening up of the British medical profession to women was largely due to Sophia Jex-Blake. As a result of her crusade, women's rights to higher education, professional careers and financial independence were more generally accepted. In this modern biography of Sophia Jex-Blake, Shirley Roberts charts the career of this important pioneer. Her dedication to the cause of women in medicine began when she met two leading women doctors in the United States - Lucy Sewall and Elizabeth Blackwell. On returning to Great Britain, ...

Sophia Jex-Blake: A Woman Pioneer in Nineteenth-Century Medical Reform 1993, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415087537

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Sophia Jex-Blake: A Woman Pioneer in Nineteenth Century Medical Reform 1993, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415756068

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