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Title Women, gender and disease in eighteenth-century England and France / edited by Kathleen Hardesty Doig and Felicia Berger Sturzer.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.

Subject Women in medicine -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Women in medicine -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Medicine -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Medicine -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Women's Health -- history.
Gender Identity.
History, 18th Century.
Physicians, Women -- history.
Social Conditions -- history.
Women's Health Services -- history.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Doig, Kathleen Hardesty, 1946-
Sturzer, Felicia, 1946-
Description 1 online resource (viii, 261 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Table of contents; acknowledgements; introduction; part i; chapter one; chapter two; chapter three; part ii; chapter four; chapter five; chapter six; part iii; chapter seven; chapter eight; chapter nine; chapter ten; contributors; index.
Summary Based on encyclopedias, medical journals, historical, and literary sources, this collection of interdisciplinary essays focuses on the intersection of women, gender, and disease in England and France. Diverse critical perspectives highlight contributions women made to the scientific and medical communities of the eighteenth century. In spite of obstacles encountered in spaces dominated by men, women became midwives, and wrote self-help manuals on women's health, hygiene, and domestic economy ...
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781443861212 (electronic bk.)
1443861219 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 881184114
Additional Format Print version: Women, gender and disease in eighteenth-century England and France 9781443855518 (OCoLC)869434494