Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

1st Edition

Jo Manton

Routledge
December 6, 2018 Forthcoming
Reference - 396 Pages
ISBN 9781138394100 - CAT# K400392
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Science and Technology in the Nineteenth Century

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Summary

First published in 1965. In 1865, a woman first obtained a legal qualification in this country as physician and surgeon. Elizabeth Garrett surprised public opinion by the calm obstinacy with which she fought for her own medical education and that of the young women who followed her.

This full biography is based largely on unpublished material from the hospitals and medical schools where Elizabeth Garrett Anderson worked, and the private papers of the Garrett and Anderson families. This title will be of great interest to history of science students.

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