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Women Doctors in War (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series)
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Women Doctors in War (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series)

by Judith Bellafaire, Mercedes Herrera Graf
 

ISBN-10: 1603441468

ISBN-13: 9781603441469

Pub. Date: 11/28/2009

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press


In their efforts to utilize their medical skills and training in the service of their country, women physicians fought not one but two male-dominated professional hierarchies: the medical and the military establishments. In the process, they also contended with powerful social pressures and constraints.

Throughout Women Doctors in War, the authors

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In their efforts to utilize their medical skills and training in the service of their country, women physicians fought not one but two male-dominated professional hierarchies: the medical and the military establishments. In the process, they also contended with powerful social pressures and constraints.

Throughout Women Doctors in War, the authors focus on the medical careers, aspirations, and struggles of individual women, using personal stories to illustrate the unique professional and personal challenges female military physicians have faced.

Military and medical historians and scholars in women’s studies will discover a wealth of new information in Women Doctors in War.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603441469
Publisher:
Texas A&M University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2009
Series:
Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series , #128
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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