excellent doctor Blackwell the life of the first woman physician by Julia Boyd

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Published by Sutton Pub. in Stroud, Gloucestershire .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Blackwell, Elizabeth, -- 1821-1910,
  • Women physicians -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Physicians -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Women in medicine -- History -- 19th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-300) and index.

Book details

StatementJulia Boyd.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR489.B52 B69 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14447173M
ISBN 100750941405
ISBN 109780750941402
OCLC/WorldCa63278987

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