Women Healers: Portraits of Herbalists, Physicians, and Midwives

Women Healers: Portraits of Herbalists, Physicians, and Midwives

by Elisabeth Brooke
     
 

Drawing on primary sources for her revisionist history, the author highlights important contributions of women healers from ancient times to the present.See more details below

Overview

Drawing on primary sources for her revisionist history, the author highlights important contributions of women healers from ancient times to the present.

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The Daily Mail
"Brooke's women healers are gentle and compassionate people, less concerned with the brilliance of developing technology than with the care of the patient."
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"Brooke's women healers are gentle and compassionate people, less concerned with the brilliance of developing technology than with the care of the patient."
Daily Mail
Brooke's women healers are gentle and compassionate people, less concerned with the brilliance of developing technology than with the care of the patient...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892815487
Publisher:
Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

A professional herbalist and healer who carries on the tradition of women's medicine, Elisabeth Brooke devotes herself to the study, practice, and preservation of women's ancient mysteries. She is also the author of A Women's Book Of Shadows and A Women's Book Of Herbs.

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