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Medical authority and Englishwomen's herbal texts, 1550-1650 / Rebecca Laroche.

  • Laroche, Rebecca
Date
[2009], ©2009
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Farnham : Ashgate, [2009], ©2009.

Physical description

xii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

"This manlike worke of herbes" : gender and the English herbal -- Inscriptions in herbal texts and the location of medical authority -- Gentlewomen's herbal readings and the absent-present physicians -- Isabella Whitney's herbs : print medical texts and London satire.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    IDQ.AA5-6
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780754666783
  • 0754666786