The Resource Sympathy & science: : women physicians in American medicine, (ebook)

Sympathy & science: : women physicians in American medicine, (ebook)

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Sympathy & science: : women physicians in American medicine
Title
Sympathy & science:
Title remainder
women physicians in American medicine
Title variation
Sympathy and science
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When first published in 1985, Sympathy and Science was hailed as a groundbreaking study of women in medicine. It remains the most comprehensive history of American women physicians available. Tracing the participation of women in the medical profession from the colonial period to the present, Regina Morantz-Sanchez examines women's roles as nurses, midwives, and practitioners of folk medicine in early America; recounts their successful struggles in the nineteenth century to enter medical schools and found their own institutions and organizations; and follows female physicians into the twentieth century, exploring their efforts to sustain significant and rewarding professional lives without sacrificing the other privileges and opportunities of womanhood. In a new preface, the author surveys recent scholarship and comments on the changing world of women in medicine over the past two decades. Despite extraordinary advances, she concludes, women physicians continue to grapple with many of the issues that troubled their predecessors
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Midwest
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Morantz-Sanchez, Regina Markell
Dewey number
610/.82/0973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Women physicians
  • Physicians
  • Medicine
  • Social medicine
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Sympathy & science: : women physicians in American medicine, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780807876084
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718991
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remote
Stock number
11718991
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MWT11718991
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Sympathy & science: : women physicians in American medicine, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807876084
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718991
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718991
System control number
MWT11718991
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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