Witches, Midwives & Nurses

Witches, Midwives & Nurses

A History of Women Healers

Book - 2010 | 2nd ed.
Average Rating:
Rate this:

As we watch another agonizing attempt to shift the future of healthcare in the United States, we are reminded of the longevity of this crisis, and how firmly entrenched we are in a system that doesn't work.

Witches, Midwives, and Nurses , first published by the Feminist Press in 1973, is an essential book about the corruption of the medical establishment and its historic roots in witch hunters. In this new edition, Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English have written an entirely new chapter that delves into the current fascination with and controversies about witches, exposing our fears and fantasies. They build on their classic exposé on the demonization of women healers and the political and economic monopolization ofmedicine. This quick history brings us up-to-date, exploring today's changing attitudes toward childbirth, alternative medicine, and modern-day witches.


Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2010.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781558616615
1558616616
Branch Call Number: 610.82 EHRENRE
Characteristics: 108 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Additional Contributors: English, Deirdre
Alternative Title: Witches, midwives and nurses

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at Sno-Isle Libraries

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top