Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers (Contemporary Classics)

By | December 15, 2017
Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers (Contemporary Classics) Author Barbara Ehrenreich
ISBN-10 1558616616
ISBN-13 9781558616615
Year 2010-07-01
Pages 112
Language English
Publisher The Feminist Press at CUNY
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As we watch another agonizing attempt to shift the future of healthcare in the United States we are reminded of the longevity of this crisis and how firmly entrenched we are in a system that doesn t work Witches Midwives and Nurses first published by the Feminist Press in 1973 is an essential book about the corruption of the medical establishment and its historic roots in witch hunters In this new edition Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English have written an entirely new chapter that delves into the current fascination with and controversies about witches exposing our fears and fantasies They build on their classic expos on the demonization of women healers and the political and economic monopolization of medicine This quick history brings us up to date exploring today s changing attitudes toward childbirth alternative medicine and modern day witches

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