Women and the Practice of Medical Care in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1800 Hardback
by L. 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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 316 pages, VI, 316 p.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 08/02/2011
- Category: Gender studies: women
- ISBN: 9780230282919