ID: GLSHW-4.2.1 General Works on Women and Health (1098-1108) Included here are histories of women as health care providers and of women's health. 1098 Achterberg, Jeanne. WOMAN AS HEALER. Boston, MA: Shambala; distr. Random, 1990. 1099 Apple, Rima D., ed. WOMEN, HEALTH, AND MEDICINE IN AMERICA: A HISTORICAL HANDBOOK. New York: Garland, 1990. 1100 Bourdillon, Hilary. WOMEN AS HEALERS: A HISTORY OF WOMEN AND MEDICINE. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1988. 1101 Dakin, Theodora P. A HISTORY OF WOMEN'S CONTRIBUTION TO WORLD HEALTH. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1991. 1102 Harrison, Brian. "Women's Health and the Women's Movement in Britain: 1840-1940." In BIOLOGY, MEDICINE AND SOCIETY 1840-9140, ed. Charles Webster, pp.15-71. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. 1103 Hughes, Muriel Joy. WOMEN HEALERS IN MEDIEVAL LIFE AND LITERATURE. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1943. Repr. New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1968. 1104 Huston, Perdita. MOTHERHOOD BY CHOICE: PIONEERS IN WOMEN'S HEALTH AND FAMILY PLANNING. New York: Feminist Press, 1992. Includes Evangelina Rodriguez, the first woman doctor in the Dominican Republic; Miyoski Ohba, who introduced the use of condoms in rural Japan; Elsie Ottsen-Jensen, founder of the Swedish Association of Sex Educators, and others. Also published as THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE: PIONEERS IN WOMEN'S HEALTH AND FAMILY PLANNING (London: Earthscan, 1992). 1105 Levin, Beatrice. WOMEN AND MEDICINE: PIONEERS MEETING THE CHALLENGE! Lincoln, NE: Media Publishing, 1988. 2nd ed. Historical and contemporary biographical sketches of women in all areas of medical care. 1106 Perrone, Bobette, Stockel, H. Henrietta, and Krueger, Victoria. MEDICINE WOMEN, CURANDERAS, AND WOMEN DOCTORS. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1989. Stories of ten women healers. 1107 Tucker, Sara W. "Opportunities for Women: The Development of Professional Women's Medicine in Canton, China, 1879-1901." WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL FORUM 13, no.4 (1990): 357-368. 1108 Weaver, Bill L., and Thompson, James A. "Women in Medicine and the Issue in Late Nineteenth-Century Alabama." ALABAMA HISTORICAL QUARTERLY 43 (Winter 1981): 292-314.
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