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Women Physicians and Professional Ethos in Nineteenth-Century America
- Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms
- By: Carolyn Skinner
- Narrated by: Caroline Miller
- Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
Women physicians in 19th-century America faced a unique challenge in gaining acceptance to the medical field as it began its transformation into a professional institution. The profession had begun to increasingly insist on masculine traits as signs of competency. Not only were these traits inaccessible to women according to 19th-century gender ideology, but showing competence as a medical professional was not enough.
Interesting look at women's education
- By Jean on 04-09-15
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