Witches, Midwives & Nurses

Witches, Midwives & Nurses

A History of Women Healers

Book - 2010 | 2nd ed.
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First published in 1973, this is an essential work on the corruption of the medical establishment and its historic roots in witch hunts. 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 fears and fantasies. They build on their classic expos#65533; of the demonisation of women healers and the political and economic monopolisation of medicine, bringing it up to date with today's changing attitudes to these issues.
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2010.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781558616615
Branch Call Number: 610.82 EHRENRE
Characteristics: 108 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Additional Contributors: English, Deirdre
Alternative Title: Witches, midwives and nurses


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