Women played substantial roles in health and healing in medieval and early-modern Europe. They have been undercounted in studies that rely upon occupational labels, but when we look at caregiving and bodywork, we can see women providing a broad range of services. Although women often healed in domestic settings, neither female patients nor practitioners should be considered in isolation from larger market forces that shaped men's healing work.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||17|
|Journal||Bulletin of the history of medicine|
|State||Published - Mar 1 2008|
- Early modern
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Medicine (miscellaneous)