Panaceia's Daughters: Noblewomen as Healers in Early Modern Germany (Synthesis)
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This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: "With admirable archival skill and a remarkable ability to tease meaning out of seemingly straightforward sources, Alisha Rankin reconstructs the extensive medical activity and widely recognized authority of scores of German noblewomen and situates them at the nexus of medical expertise, charity, and patronage. This book not only challenges us to rethink our understanding of patronage and court culture in terms of gender but also reminds us of the many varieties of empiricism and experimentalism that flourished in the sixteenth century, long before they were articulated and institutionalized in scientific societies. Panaceia's Daughters is a delight to read and will further establish early modern German courts as lively sites for the exploration of nature.". Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_usedgood_0226925382
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Alisha Rankin is assistant professor of history at Tufts University. She is coeditor of Secrets and Knowledge in Medicine and Science, 1500?1800.
Titel: Panaceia's Daughters: Noblewomen as Healers ...
Verlag: University Of Chicago Press
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