Journals Higher Education

$38.95

Paperback

Published: 01 June 2015

272 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780719097409


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Irish Women in Medicine, c.1880s-1920s

Origins, Education and Careers

Laura Kelly

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first comprehensive study of the history of women in medical education and the medical profession in Ireland
  • Contrasts with previous histories, proposing that there existed favourable attitudes towards the admission of women to the medical profession
  • Highlights the distinctiveness of Irish medical education in contrast with Britain
  • Highlights patterns of migration of women doctors between Britain and Ireland and illuminates differences in career trends between the two countries
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