Women and the Practice of Medical Care in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1800
by Leigh Whaley
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.
Hardcover, 328 pages
Published March 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 1st 2011)
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