Women physicians of the world: autobiographies of medical pioneers
Contains 91 autobiographies of medical women from 27 countries born between 1878 and 1911. Emphasis is on what motivated the women to become physicians.
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Elizabeth Catherine Bagshaw Canada
Janet Aitken United Kingdom
Helena Kagan lsrael
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