By Charlotte Furth
Furth locates clinical perform in the house, the place wisdom was once no longer the monopoly of the discovered health practitioner and male medical professionals needed to negotiate the category and gender limitations of lifestyle. girls as healers and as sufferers either participated within the dominant scientific tradition and sheltered a feminine sphere of craftsmanship founded on, yet no longer constrained to, gestation and beginning. eventually, her research of the connection of language, textual content, and perform reaches past her rapid topic to handle theoretical difficulties that come up after we examine the epistemological foundations of our wisdom of the physique and its history.
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A Flourishing Yin: Gender in China's Medical History: 960–1665 (Philip E.Lilienthal Books) by Charlotte Furth