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Author Barney, Sandra.
Title Authorized to heal : gender, class, and the transformation of medicine in Appalachia, 1880-1930 / Sandra Lee Barney.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2000]

Author Barney, Sandra.
Subject Women in medicine -- Appalachian Region -- History.
Medicine -- Appalachian Region -- History.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
Midwifery -- history.
Physicians, Women.
West Virginia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 222 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Note Notes: P. 161-190.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-214) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Bringing modern medicine to the mountains -- Ch. 2. Physicians and the quest for professional identity -- Ch. 3. What the Women's Clubs can do -- Ch. 4. Women, health care, and the community -- Ch. 5. Limiting public health.
Summary In this text, the author examines the transformation of medical care in Central Appalachia during the Progressive Era and analyzes the influence of women volunteers in promoting the acceptance of professional medicine in the region.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0807860549 (electronic bk.)
9780807860540 (electronic bk.)
0807825220 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780807825228 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807848344 (paper ; alk. paper)
9780807848340 (paper ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 53002925
Additional Format Print version: Barney, Sandra. Authorized to heal. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000 0807825220 0807848344 (DLC) 99030433 (OCoLC)41238537