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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
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting look at women's education

    • By Jean on 04-09-15

    Regular price: $19.95