Witches, Midwives and Nurses: A History of Women Healers Barbara Ehrenreich

ISBN: 9780912670133

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Witches, Midwives and Nurses: A History of Women Healers  by  Barbara Ehrenreich

Witches, Midwives and Nurses: A History of Women Healers by Barbara Ehrenreich
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Women have always been healers, and medicine has always been an arena of struggle between female practitioners and male professionals. This pamphlet explores two important phases in the male takeover of health care: the suppression of witches inMore   Women have always been healers, and medicine has always been an arena of struggle between female practitioners and male professionals.

This pamphlet explores two important phases in the male takeover of health care: the suppression of witches in medieval Europe and the rise of the male medical profession in the United States. The authors conclude that despite efforts to exclude them, the resurgence of women as healers should be a long-range goal of the women’s movement.



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