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Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Laura Kelly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is the first comprehensive history of Irish women in medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It focuses on the debates surrounding women's admission to Irish medical ... More


Tijuana

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0035
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Philippa left Europe after her discovery of the surprise pregnancy. She called her mother's nephew and he gave her a number of someone in California who knew a doctor from Mexico. She flew to the ... More


Gender, Medicine, and Society in Colonial India: Women's Health Care in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Bengal

Sujata Mukherjee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468225
eISBN:
9780199087426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468225.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

This book analyses the interface between medicine and colonial society through the lens of gender. Based on hitherto unused primary sources the work traces how since almost the beginning of the ... More


Careers and opportunities

Laura Kelly

in Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the careers of the 452 women medical students who succeeded in qualifying during the study period. It reveals that women did not simply enter the fields that were promoted as ... More


Trends in the careers of Irish women doctors: emigration, marriage and the First World War

Laura Kelly

in Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the themes of emigration and marriage and how these affected the careers of Irish women medical graduates. Following this, the chapter investigates whether the First World War ... More


Medical lives: case studies of five Irish women medical graduates

Laura Kelly

in Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 7 explores how the issues raised in Chapters 4 and 5 played out in the lives of five particular individuals, Emily Winifred Dickson (RCSI, 1891), Emma Crooks (QCB, 1899), Lily Baker (TCD, ... More


‘Nature Concocts and Expels’: Defeating Disease

Hannah Newton

in Misery to Mirth: Recovery from Illness in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198779025
eISBN:
9780191826122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779025.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter investigates the first stage of recovery in early modern perceptions, the removal of disease. It shows that three agents were responsible for ousting illness: God, Nature, and the ... More


When “Desire Refuses Service”: Impotence in the Christian West

in Impotence: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226500768
eISBN:
9780226500935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500935.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

When deciding whether a marriage should be annulled on the grounds of the husband's impotence, fifteenth-century English church courts sometimes employed “honest women” to examine the man. Christians ... More


Marketing Manly Vigor: Victorian Medicine Versus Quackery

in Impotence: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226500768
eISBN:
9780226500935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500935.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the very decades when surgeons working on male sexual dysfunctions failed to establish a specialty, their colleagues who dealt with female reproductive complaints were successful in winning public ... More


Bjørn Okholm Skaarup, <i>Anatomy and Anatomists in Early Modern Spain</i> (Farnham/Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2015), xii + 285pp. ISBN: 9781471448162

Vivian Nutton

in History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the book Anatomy and Anatomists in Early Modern Spain (2015), by Bjørn Okholm Skaarup. The book traces the development of anatomy in Spain and Mexico from 1500 to the end of the ... More


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