Panaceia's Daughters: Noblewomen as Healers in Early Modern Germany
Panaceia’s Daughters provides the first book-length study of noblewomen’s healing activities in early modern Europe. Drawing on rich archival sources, Alisha Rankin demonstrates that numerous German noblewomen were deeply involved in making medicines and recommending them to patients, and many gained widespread fame for their remedies. Turning a common historical argument...more
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published March 19th 2013 by University Of Chicago Press
(first published February 27th 2012)
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