Pioneer Work in Opening the Medical Profession to Women

By Elizabeth Blackwell

Synopsis

Here is the story of Elizabeth Blackwell's dedicated, groundbreaking struggle to become a doctor, eloquently told in her own words. Full of insightful reflections on the philosophy of medicine, women's education, the evils of slavery, and the nature of American society in the nineteenth century, this unique autobiography will interest scholars and students of women's studies and the history of science.

Year of Publication