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Author Whaley, Leigh Ann
Title Women and the practice of medical care in early modern Europe, 1400-1800 / Leigh Whaley
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
book jacket
 Modern History Library  610.82 W552    AVAILABLE    30550100498599
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Descript vi, 316 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-296) and index
The Medieval Contribution -- New Medical Regulations and their Impact on Female Healers -- Early Modern notions of Women: Contradictory Views on Women as Healers -- Medical Treatises and Texts written by Women and for Women -- Female Midwives and the Medical Profession -- The Healing Care of Nurses -- The 'Irregular' Female Healer in Early modern Europe: a Variety of Practitioners -- Motherly Medicine: Domestic Healers and Apothecaries -- The wise-woman as healer: Popular Medicine, Witchcraft and Magic
Subject Women in medicine -- Europe -- History
Medicine, Medieval -- Europe
Health Personnel -- history -- Europe
Women -- history -- Europe
History, 17th Century -- Europe
History, 18th Century -- Europe
History, Early Modern 1451-1600 -- Europe
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