Synopses & Reviews
Victorian Society recoiled at the thought of a woman learning about the human body. Yet in 1847, Elizabeth Blackwell was determined to become a physician--one who would not just improve the practice of medicine, but would also provide desperately needed medical care for the women of her time. Author Nancy Kline vividly recreates Blackwell's world and her struggle to gain knowledge and acceptance in the closed, males only world of medicine.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-184) and index.