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Women and the Practice of Medical Care in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1800 (Hardback)
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Women and the Practice of Medical Care in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1800 (Hardback)

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Hardback 316 Pages / Published: 08/02/2011
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Women have engaged in healing from the beginning of history, often within the context of the home. This book studies the role, contributions and challenges faced by women healers in France, Spain, Italy and England, including medical practice among women in the Jewish and Muslim communities, from the later Middle Ages to approximately 1800.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230282919
Number of pages: 316
Weight: 535 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 19 mm


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'Given the work's broad scope, which encourages readers to think about wider developments over time and across Europe, it is a fine book to assign undergraduates and a handy reference guide for more advanced scholars.' -Social History of Medicine

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