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Women in white coats : how the first women doctors changed the world of medicine

Campbell, Olivia M. (author.).

Summary: Documents the true stories of three pioneering women who defied Victorian-era boundaries to become the first women doctors, discussing how they banded together to support each other and advocate for women's health in a male-dominated field.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780778389392
  • ISBN: 0778311988
  • ISBN: 9780778311980
  • Physical Description: 368 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: Paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Park Row Books, 2022.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
This edition published in 2022
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-311) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: The forgotten history of healing -- A lady doctor -- Surely, she is a joke -- Another Elizabeth blazes the trail -- More than a nurse -- Young Sophia -- Sophia in America -- Facing down hurdles as America's first woman doctor -- Changing the culture, one patient at a time -- Lizzie is pushed into private study -- The Blackwells welcome Sophia in New York -- Lizzie takes on London -- Sophia storms Edinburgh -- Emily's turn to shine in New York -- A lady doctor gets married -- The campaign in Edinburgh ends -- Finding a way forward -- Societies and controversies -- A place all their own in London -- On to separate paths -- Epilogue: A lasting legacy.
Subject: Blackwell, Elizabeth 1821-1910
Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett 1836-1917
Jex-Blake, Sophia 1840-1912
Medicine Great Britain History 19th century
Women physicians Great Britain Biography
Women in medicine
Médecine Grande-Bretagne Histoire 19e siècle
Femmes médecins Grande-Bretagne Biographies
Femmes en médecine
Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett 1836-1917
Blackwell, Elizabeth 1821-1910
Jex-Blake, Sophia 1840-1912
Women in medicine
Women physicians
Great Britain
Genre: Biographies.

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