THE HISTORY OF WOMEN AND SCIENCE, HEALTH, AND TECHNOLOGY:
A BIBLIOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO THE PROFESSIONS AND THE DISCIPLINES

General Works on Women and Health (1098-1108)


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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