By Charlotte Furth
Furth locates scientific perform in the house, the place wisdom used to be now not the monopoly of the discovered general practitioner and male medical professionals needed to negotiate the category and gender barriers of way of life. ladies as healers and as sufferers either participated within the dominant clinical tradition and sheltered a feminine sphere of craftsmanship established on, yet now not constrained to, gestation and beginning. finally, her research of the connection of language, textual content, and perform reaches past her speedy topic to deal with theoretical difficulties that come up after we examine the epistemological foundations of our wisdom of the physique and its history.
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A Flourishing Yin: Gender in China's Medical History: 960–1665 (Philip E.Lilienthal Books) by Charlotte Furth