- Inbunden (Hardback)
- Antal sidor
- New ed
- The University of North Carolina Press
- 21 illustrations, notes, bibl., index
- 241 x 165 x 25 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 657 g
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A comprehensive intellectual biography of a critical nineteenth-century thinker. . . . A highly informative read.--Nursing History Review Thoroughly researched and well written. . . . The book's depiction of Jacobi's professional and public lives is flawless.--Choice [A] groundbreaking study....Bittel's work stands out for its contextualizing of Jacobi's life....[and] will appeal to a broad range of historians....This highly readable study deserves a wide audience.--The American Historical Review A major and very welcome addition to the growing literature on the history of women in American medicine. . . . Excellent and closely argued.--Journal of the History of Medicine This study . . . not only gives us a deep insight into the life and work of Jacobi but also weaves together several related fields within the history of medicine.--Social History of Medicine Successful biographies negotiate a perfect balance between the subject's life and the historical context. Carla Bittel has realized such an equilibrium in her groundbreaking study of nineteenth-century physician and feminist Mary Putnam Jacobi. . . . This highly readable study deserves a wide audience.--American Historical Review A pathbreaking biography of the accomplishments of Mary Putnam Jacobi, the premier science-based female researcher/practicioner of the nineteenth century. . . . A must-read; it richly enhances the scholarship in American cultural studies, the history of medicine, and women's studies.--The Journal of American History Finally, scholars have a comprehensive biography of Mary Putnam Jacobi worthy of the most universally respected female physician of the Gilded Age. Carla Bittel deserves praise for this achievement....Bittel's excellent volume is a fine addition to [biography].--The Journal of The Gilded Age and Progressive Era
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Carla Bittel is assistant professor of history at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.