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Women physicians and the cultures of medicine / edited by Ellen S. More, Elizabeth Fee, Manon Parry.

  • More, Ellen Singer, 1946-
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About this work


Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

Physical description

xiv, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


Original work presented at a symposium, Women Physicians, Women's Politics, Women's Health: Emerging Narratives, hosted by the National Library of Medicine in 2005. This symposium was organized in conjunction with the NLM exhibition, Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America's Women Physicians.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Mary Putnam Jacobi and the nineteenth-century politics of women's health research / Carla Bittel -- Maternity and the female body in the writings of Dr. Marie Zakrzewska, 1829-1902 / Arleen Marcia Tuchman -- Female patient agency and the 1892 trial of Dr. Mary Dixon Jones in late nineteenth-century Brooklyn / Regina Morantz-Sanchez -- A Chinese woman doctor in progressive era Chicago / Judy Tzu-Chun Wu -- Professionalism versus sexuality in the career of Dr. Mary Calderone, 1904-1998 / Ellen S. More -- The legacy of masculine codes of honor and the admission of women to the medical profession in the nineteenth century / Robert A. Nye -- Women physicians and the twentieth-century women's health movement in the United States / Sandra Morgen --
Narrative forms in Our bodies, ourselves / Susan Wells -- Feminists fight the culture of exclusion in medical education, 1970-1990 / Naomi Rogers -- Women physicians and medical sects in nineteenth-century Chicago / Eve Fine -- Ruth A. Parmelee, Esther P. Lovejoy, and the discourse of motherhood in Asia Minor and Greece in the early twentieth century / Virginia A. Metaxas -- Women physicians and a new agenda for college health, 1920-1970 / Heather Munro Prescott.


  • English

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