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Whaley, Leigh

Women and the Practice of Medical Care in Early Modern Europe, 1400–1800

Whaley, Leigh - Women and the Practice of Medical Care in Early Modern Europe, 1400–1800, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Leigh Whaley

2. The Medieval Contribution
Leigh Whaley

3. New Medical Regulations and their Impact on Female Healers
Leigh Whaley

4. Early Modern Notions of Women: Contradictory Views on Women as Healers
Leigh Whaley

5. Medical Treatises and Texts Written by Women and for Women
Leigh Whaley

6. Female Midwives and the Medical Profession
Leigh Whaley

7. The Healing Care of Nurses
Leigh Whaley

8. The ‘Irregular’ Female Healer in Early Modern Europe: A Variety of Practitioners
Leigh Whaley

9. Motherly Medicine: Domestic Healers and Apothecaries
Leigh Whaley

10. The Wise-Woman as Healer: Popular Medicine, Witchcraft and Magic
Leigh Whaley

11. Epilogue
Leigh Whaley

Keywords: History, European History, Modern History, Clinical Psychology, History of Medicine, History of Early Modern Europe, Social History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
322 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230295179
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32870-3

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