Women's Healthcare in the Medieval West: Texts and Contexts

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Ashgate, Jan 1, 2000 - History - 412 pages
In this collection of seven major essays (one of them published here for the first time), Monica Green argues that a history of women's healthcare in medieval western Europe has not yet been written because it cannot yet be written - as the vast majority of texts relating to women's healthcare have never been edited or studied.

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Contents

Introduction
vii
Corrigenda et Addenda
xvii
Documenting Medieval Womens Medical Practice 322352
lxi
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Monica H. Green is Professor of History at Arizona State University where she holds affiliate appointments in Women's and Gender Studies; Bioethics; and the Program in Social Science and Global Health in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change. Women's Healthcare in the Medieval West: Texts
and Contexts, a collection of her major essays, was co-winner of the 2004 John Nicholas Brown Prize for the best first book in medieval studies from the Medieval Academy of America. Her other publications include The 'Trotula': A Medieval Compendium of Women's Medicine, of which she was both editor
and translator.

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