Women Healers and Physicians-Pa


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In this provocative anthology of twelve essays, historians and literary scholars explore the work of women as healers and physicians. The essays range across centuries, nations, and cultures to focus on the ideological and practical obstacles women have faced in the world of medicine. Each examines the situation of women healers in a particular time and place through cases that are emblematic of larger issues and controversies in that period.

Women Healers and Physicians-Pa 1999, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813109541

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