CHAPTER ELEVEN / CHAPITRE ONZE

Women’s Medicine and Medicine’s Women:

History of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women

La médecine des femmes et les femmes de la médecine:    

histoire de l’obstétrique, de la gynécologie et des femmes

 

Search on keyword as most references appear only once /

Cherchez par mot-clé car la plupart des références n'apparaissent qu'une seule fois

 

Topics in this page / Sujets ici

 

General Works /Ouvrages généraux

Antiquity to the Enlightenment / Antiquité aux Lumières

Conception, Contraception, Infertility and Reproductive Technology / La conception, la contraception, l'infertilité et les techniques de reproduction

Nurses / Infirmières

Women in Medicine and Science / Femmes en médecine et science

Britain / Iles Britanniques

Canada

France

United States / Etats Unis

 

General Works / Ouvrages généraux

Andrews, Bridie, and Mary Brown Bullock, eds. Medical Transitions in Twentieth-Century China. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2014.

Arney, William Ray. Power and the Profession of Obstetrics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Banks, Amanda Carson. Birth Chairs, Midwives, and Medicine. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1999.

Baskett, Thomas F., ed. Caesarean Birth: The Work of François Rousset in Renaissance France: A New Treatise on Hysterotomotokie or Caesarien Childbirth, trans. Ronald M. Cyr. London: RCOG Press, 2010.

Baskett, Thomas F. A History of Caesarean Birth: from Maternal Death to Maternal Choice. Bristol: Clinical Press, 2017.

Baskett, Thomas F. Evolution of Operative Obstetric Delivery in Canada. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada 41.2 (2019): S244-S250.

Brodsky, Phyllis L. The Control of Childbirth: Women versus Medicine through the Ages. Jefferson, N.C.; London: McFarland & Co., 2008.

Carla Jean Bittel, Elaine Yuen Tien Leong, and Christine von Oertzen, eds. Working with Paper: Gendered Practices in the History of Knowledge. Pittsburgh: U Pittsburgh Press, 2019.

Carter, K. Codell, and Barbara R. Carter. Childbed Fever: A Scientific Biography of Ignaz Semmelweis, with a New Introduction by the Authors. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 2005.

Caton, Donald. What a Blessing She Had Chloroform: The Medical and Social Response to the Pain of Childbirth from 1800 to the Present. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.

Cohen, Estelle. What the Women at All Times Would Laugh At’: Redefining Equality and Difference, circa 1660–1760. Osiris 12 (1997): 121–42.

Conrad, Lawrence I., and Anne Hardy, eds. Women and Modern Medicine. Clio medica, vol. 61. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2001.

Dacome, Lucia. Malleable Anatomies: Models, Makers, and Material Culture in Eighteenth-Century Italy. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Daly, Mary. Gyn/ecology: The Metaethics of Radical Feminism. Boston: Beacon Press, 1978.

Davis-Floyd, Robbie, and Christine Barbara Johnson. Mainstreaming Midwives: The Politics of Change. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Epstein, Randi Hutter. Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank. New York: Norton, 2010.

Farley, John. Gametes and Spores: Ideas about Sexual Reproduction, 1750–1914. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982.

Freidenfelds, Lara. The Modern Period: Menstruation in Twentieth-Century America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

Gallagher, Catherine, and Thomas Laqueur. The Making of the Modern Body: Sexuality and Society in the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987.

Garrison, Fielding H. Introduction to the History of Medicine, 3rd ed. (Philadelphia: Saunders, 1922.

Hanson, Clare. A Cultural History of Pregnancy: Pregnancy, Medicine, and Culture, 1750-2000. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York, N.Y.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Hibbard, Brian. The Obstetrician's Armamentarium: Historical Obstetric Instruments and Their Inventors. San Anselmo, CA: Norman Publishing, 2000.

Jordanova, Ludmilla. Sexual Visions: Images of Gender in Science and Medicine between the Eighteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 1989.

Keirse, Marc. A Final Comment ... Managing the Uterus, the Woman, or Whom? Birth 20, no. 3 [1993]: 159–61.

Kushner, Adam L., ed. Operation Crisis: Surgical Care in the Developing World during Conflict and Disaster. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017 [chapters 9 and 10 on Ob/gyn].

Laqueur, Thomas Walter. Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1990.

Layne, Linda L. Motherhood Lost: A Feminist Account of Pregnancy Loss in America. 2014.

Light, Tracy Penny, Barbara Brookes, and Wendy Mitchinson, eds. Bodily Subjects: Essays on Gender and Health, 1800-2000. McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014.

Longo, Lawrence D. and L.P. Reynolds. Wombs with a View: Illustrations of the Gravid Uterus from the Renaissance through the Nineteenth Century. Cham: Springer, 2016.

Mangham, Andrew, and Greta Depledge, eds. The Female Body in Medicine and Literature. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2011.

Mann, Susan L. Gender and Sexuality in Modern Chinese History. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Marland, Hilary, and Anne Marie Rafferty, eds. Midwives, Society and Childbirth: Debates and Controversies in the Modern Period. London; New York: Routledge, 1997.

Martin, Emily, The Woman in the Body: A Cultural Analysis of Reproduction. Boston: Beacon Press, 1987.

McCalman, Janet. Sex and Suffering: Women's Health and a Women's Hospital. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.

McCarthy, L. Idealists or Pragmatists? Progressives and Separatists among Australian Medical Women, 1900-1940. Social History of Medicine 16 (2003): 263-82.

McCrae, Morrice. Simpson: The turbulent life of a medical pioneer. Edinburgh: John Donald, 2010.

Murphy-Lawless, Jo. Reading Birth and Death: A History of Obstetric Thinking. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998.

Nguyen, Thuy Linh. Childbirth, Maternity, and Medical Pluralism in French Colonial Vietnam, 1880-1945. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2016.

Oakley, Ann. The Captured Womb: A History of the Medical Care of Pregnant Women. Oxford and New York: Blackwell, 1984.

Obenchain, Theodore G., Genius Belabored: Childbed Fever and the Tragic Life of Ignaz Semmelweis. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 2016.

Odent, Michel. Childbirth in the Age of Plastics. London: Pinter & Martin, 2011.

Ortiz-Gómez, Teresa, and María Jesús Santesmases, eds. Gendered Drugs and Medicine: Historical and Socio-Cultural Perspectives. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2014.

Park, Katharine. Secrets of Women: Gender, Generation, and the Origins of Human Dissection. New York: Zone Books; Cambridge, Mass.: Distributed by the MIT Press, 2006.

Pinto-Correira, Clara. The Ovum of Eve: Egg and Sperm and Preformation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

Power, Michael L. and Jay Schulkin. Milk: The Biology of Lactation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.

Reiger, Kerreen M. Our Bodies, Our Babies: The Forgotten Women's Movement. Carlton South, Vic.: Melbourne University Press, 2001.

Roberts, Julie. The Visualised Foetus: A Cultural and Political Analysis of Ultrasound Imagery. Abingdon, Oxon.; New York, NY: Routledge, 2017.

Saini, Angela, Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and the New Research that's Rewriting the Story. Boston: Beacon Press, 2017.

Schiebinger, Londa. Nature’s Body: Gender in the Making of Modern Science. Boston: Beacon Press, 1993.

Semmelweis, I.F. The Etiology, Concept, and Prophylaxis of Childbed Fever, trans. and ed. K. Codell Carter. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983.

Shorter, Edward. Women's Bodies: A Social History of Women's Encounter with Health, Ill-Health and Medicine [1982]. Abingdon, Oxon.; New York, NY: Routledge, 2017.

Speert, Harold. Obstetrics and Gynecology: A History and Iconography. 3rd ed. New York: Parthenon Pub. Group, 2004.

Squier, Susan Merill. Liminal Lives: Imagining the Human at the Frontiers of Biomedicine. Durham: Duke University Press, 2004.

Sterk, Helen M. Who's Having This Baby? Perspectives on Birthing. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2002.

Thoms, Herbert. Classical Contributions to Obstetrics and Gynecology. Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas, 1935.

Vons Jacqueline. Les femmes pleurent-elles plus que les hommes, et pourquoi? Histoire des Sciences Medicales 48.2 (2014):237-44.

Vostral, Sharra Louise. Under Wraps: A History of Menstrual Hygiene Technology. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2008.

Wall, L. Lewis. Tears for My Sisters: The Tragedy of Obstetric Fistula. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018.

Wallingford John B. The 200-year effort to see the embryo. Science. 365.6455 (2019):758-59.

Woods, Robert. Death before Birth: Fetal Health and Mortality in Historical Perspective. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

 

Antiquity to the Enlightenment / Antiquité aux Lumières

Alaily, Aly. Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Ancient and Modern Egypt. St. Leonards-on-Sea: Rosewell, 2000.

Barkai, Ron. A History of Jewish Gynaecological Texts in the Middle Ages. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 1998.

Bates, A.W. Emblematic Monsters: Unnatural Conceptions and Deformed Births in Early Modern Europe, Clio medica, vol. 77. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2005.

Bennett, Judith M., and Ruth Mazo Karras, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Women and Gender in Medieval Europe. Oxford Univ. Press, 2013.

Bicks, Caroline. Midwiving Subjects in Shakespeare's England. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003.

Churchill, Wendy D. Female Patients in Early Modern Britain: Gender, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2012.

Duden, Barbara. The Woman beneath the Skin: A Doctor’s Patients in Eighteenth-Century Germany, trans. Thomas Dunlap. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univer­sity Press, 1991.

Ebenstein, Joanna. Morbid Anatomy Museum: The Anatomical Venus. London: Thames and Hudson, 2012.

Ebenstein, Joanna. The Anatomical Venus: Wax, God, Death and the Ecstatic. Distributed Art Publishers, 2016.

Evenden, Doreen. The Midwives of Seventeenth-Century London. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Flemming, Rebecca. Medicine and the Making of Roman Women: Gender, Nature, and Authority from Celsus to Galen. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Furth, Charlotte. A Flourishing Yin: Gender in China's Medical History, 960-1665. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.

Graves, Rolande J. Born to Procreate: Women and Childbirth in France from the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century. New York: Peter Lang, 2001.

Green, Monica Helen, ed. The Trotula: A Medieval Compendium of Women's Medicine. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001.

Green, Monica Helen. Making Women's Medicine Masculine: The Rise of Male Authority in Pre-Modern Gynaecology. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Green, Monica Helen. Making Women’s Medicine Masculine: The Rise of Male Authority in Pre-Modern Gynecology. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Green, Monica Helen. Women's Healthcare in the Medieval West: Texts and Contexts. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000.

Green, Monica. Bibliography on Medieval Women, Gender, and Medicine 1980-2009. Scientia.cat digital library, 2010. https://www.sciencia.cat/sites/default/files/2016-12/green_cumulativebib_feb2010.pdf

Keller, Eve. Generating Bodies and Gendered Selves: The Rhetoric of Reproduction in Early Modern England. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2007.

King, Helen. Midwifery, Obstetrics and the Rise of Gynaecology: The Uses of a Sixteenth-Century Compendium. Aldershot, Hants; Burlington, VT: Ashgate 2007.

King, Helen. Midwifery, Obstetrics and the Rise of Gynaecology: The Uses of a Sixteenth-Century Compendium. Aldershot: Ashgate Pub., 2007.

Lefkowitz, Mary R. and Maureen B. Fant. Women's life in Greece and Rome: A source book in translation. 4th ed. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

Marland, Hilary, ed. The Art of Midwifery Early Modern Midwives in Europe. London: Routledge, 1993.

McClive, C. Blood and Expertise: The Trials of the Female Medical Expert in the Ancien-Regime Courtroom. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 82 (2008): 86-108.

McClive, Cathy. Menstruation and Procreation in Early Modern France. Abingdon, Oxon.; New York, NY: Routledge; Farnham, Surrey, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2015.

McCormack, Helen. William Hunter and his Eighteenth-century Cultural Worlds: The Anatomist and the Fine Arts. Routledge Research in Art History.

McTavish, Lianne. Childbirth and the Display of Authority in Early Modern France. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005.

Merskey, Harold, and Paul Potter. The Womb Lay Still in Ancient Egypt. British Journal of Psychiatry 154 (1989): 751–53.

Merskey, Harold, and Susan J. Merskey. Hysteria, or Suffocation of the Mother. Canadian Medical Association Journal 148 (1993): 399–405.

Montford, Angela. Health, Sickness, Medicine and the Friars in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004.

Riddle, John M. Contraception and Abortion from the Ancient World to the Renaissance. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Rivière, Lazare, and Nicholas Culpeper. Six Hundred Miseries': The Seventeenth Century Womb, ed. J. L. Burton. London: RCOG Press, 2005.

Riviere, Lazare. Six Hundred Miseries’: The Seventeenth-Century Womb: Book 15 of Practice of physick, trans. Nicholas Culpeper; ed. John L. Burton. London: RCOG Press, 2005.

Sharp, Jane. The Midwives Book, or, the Whole Art of Midwifry Discovered, ed. Elaine Hobby. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Sweet, Victoria. Rooted in the Earth, Rooted in the Sky: Hildegard of Bingen and Premodern Medicine. New York; London: Routledge, 2006.

Traub, Valerie. Thinking Sex with the Early Moderns. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.

Wilson, Adrian, The Making of Man-Midwifery: Childbirth in England 1660–1770. London: University College London Press, 1995.

Wilson, Adrian. Ideas and Practices in the History of Medicine. 1650-1850. Farnham, Surrey: Gower Publishing Limited, 2014.

Worth-Stylianou, Valerie, ed., trans. Pregnancy and Birth in Early Modern France: Treatises by Caring Physicians and Surgeons (1581-1625), François Rousset, Jean Liebault, Jacques Guillemeau, Jacques Duval and Louis de Serres. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2013.

 

Conception, Contraception, Infertility and Reproductive Technology /

La conception, la contraception, l'infertilité et les techniques de reproduction

 

Davis, Gayle, and Tracey Loughran. The Palgrave Handbook of Infertility in History: Approaches, Contexts and Perspectives. London; Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Himes, Norman Edwin. Medical History of Contraception. 1936. Reprint, New York, Shocken Books, 1970.

Horsey, Kirsty, ed. Revisiting the Regulation of Human Fertilisation and Embryology. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge, 2015.

Inhorn, Marcia Claire. Quest for Conception: Gender, Infertility, and Egyptian Medical Traditions. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.

Inhorn, Marcia C., and Soraya Tremayne, eds. Islam and Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Sunni and Shia Perspectives. Berghahn Books, 2012.

Jensen, Robin E. Infertility: Tracing the History of a Transformative Term. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2016.

Kluchin, Rebecca M. Fit To Be Tied: Sterilization and Reproductive Rights in America, 1950-1980. Rutgers University Press, 2009.

Maguire, Daniel C., ed. Sacred Rights: The Case for Contraception and Abortion in World Religions. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Marsh, Margaret S., and Wanda Ronner. The Empty Cradle: Infertility in America from Colonial Times to the Present. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Marsh, Margaret S., and Wanda Ronner. The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

McLaren, Angus. A History of Contraception: From Antiquity to the Present Day. Oxford, UK and Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell, 1990.

Sethna, Christabelle, and Gayle Davis, eds. Abortion across Borders: Transnational Travel and Access to Abortion Services. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019.

Squier, Susan Merill. Babies in Bottles: Twentieth-Century Visions of Reproductive Technology. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1994.

Szreter, Simon, ed. The Hidden Affliction: Sexually Transmitted Infections and Infertility  in History. University of Rochester Press, 2019.

Virani, Pinki, Politics of the Womb: The Perils of IVF, Surrogacy and Modified Babies. Penguin, Viking, 2016.

 

Nurses / Infirmières

Benedict, Susan, and Linda Shields, eds. Nurses and Midwives in Nazi Germany: The ‘Euthanasia Programs. New York: Routledge, 2014.

Brooks, Jane, and Christine Hallett, eds. One Hundred Years of Wartime Nursing Practices, 1854-1953. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015.

Elliott, Jayne, Meryn Stuart, and Cynthia Toman, eds. Place and Practice in Canadian Nursing History. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2008.

Fealy, Gerard M., Christine E. Hallett and Susanne Malchau Dietz, eds. Histories of Nursing Practice. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015.

Foth, Thomas, Caring and Killing: Nursing and Psychiatric Practice in Germany, 1931-1943. Göttingen: V&R unipress, Universitätsverlag Osnabrück, 2013.

Keeling, Arlene Wynbeek, Michelle C. Hehman, and John C. Kirchgessner. History of Professional Nursing in the United States: Toward a Culture of Health. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, LLC, 2018.

Lewenson, Sandra B., and Eleanor Krohn Herrmann, eds. Capturing Nursing History: A Guide to Historical Methods in Research. New York: Springer, 2008.

McDonald, Lynn ed. Florence Nightingale: The Crimean War. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010.

Mortimer, Barbara, and Susan McGann, eds. New Directions in the History of Nursing: International Perspectives. London; New York: Routledge, 2005.

Nelson, Sioban. Say Little, Do Much: Nurses, Nuns, and Hospitals in the Nineteenth Century. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001.

Palmer, Debbie. Who Cared for the Carers? A History of the Occupational Health of Nurses, 1880-1948. Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press, 2014.

Reef, Catherine. Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse. Clarion Press, 2017.

Schultheiss, Katrin. Bodies and Souls: Politics and the Professionalization of Nursing in France, 1880-1922. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Sweet, Helen, and Sue Hawkins, eds. Colonial Caring: A History of Colonial and Post-Colonial nursing. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015.

 

Women in Medicine and Science / Femmes en histoire

Bittel, Carla Jean. Mary Putnam Jacobi and the Politics of Medicine in Nineteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Bonner, Thomas N. To the Ends of the Earth: Women’s Search for Education in Medicine. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Boulis, Ann K. and Jerry A. Jacobs. The Changing Face of Medicine: Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America. ILR Press, 2008.

Brock, Claire. British Women Surgeons and their Patients, 1860-1918. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Chung, King-Thom. Women Pioneers of Medical Research: Biographies of 25 Outstanding Scientists. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2010.

Girard, Gabriel, Isabelle Perreault and Nicolas Sallée, eds. Sexualité, savoirs et pouvoirs. Montréal: Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 2019.

Hurd Mead, Kate. A History of Women in Medicine from the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century. Haddam, Conn.: Haddam Press, 1938.

Manne, Kate. Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny. New York; Oxford: Oxford UP, 2019.

McIntosh, Tania. A Social History of Maternity and Childbirth: Key Themes in Maternity Care. London; New York: Routledge, 2012.

More, Ellen Singer, Elizabeth Fee, and Manon Parry. Women Physicians and the Cultures of Medicine. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

Murnane, Merrilyn. Honourable Healers: Pioneering Women Doctors: Elizabeth Blackwell, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Constance Stone. North Melbourne, Victoria: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2015.

Perez, Caroline Criado. Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men Harry Abrams, 2019.

Segal, Marcia Texler, and Vasilikie Demos, eds. Advancing Gender Research from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Centuries. Bingley, UK: Emerald Jai, 2008.

Tuchman, Arleen M. Science Has No Sex: The Life of Marie Zakrzewska, M.D. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

 

Britain / Iles Britanniques

Borge, Jessica. Protective Practices: A History of the London Rubber Company and the Condom Business. Montreal and Kingston: McGill Queens University Press, 2020.

Bradshaw, Ann. The Nurse Apprentice, 1860-1977. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001.

Cody, Lisa Forman. Birthing the Nation: Sex, Science, and the Conception of Eighteenth-Century Britons. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Currie, Margaret. Fever Hospitals and Fever Nurses: A British Social History of Fever Nursing: A National Service. London; New York: Routledge, 2005.

Davies, Celia, and Abigail Beach. Interpreting Professional Self-Regulation: A History of the United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting. New York: Routledge, 2000.

Dronfield, Jeremy, and Michael du Preez. Dr James Barry: A Woman Ahead of Her Time. Oneworld Publications, 2016

Gruber von Arni, Eric. Justice to the Maimed Soldier: Nursing, Medical Care and Welfare for Sick and Wounded Soldiers and Their Families During the English Civil Wars and Interregnum, 1642-1660. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001.

Hanson, Clare. A Cultural History of Pregnancy: Pregnancy, Medicine and Culture, 1750-2000. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Marland, Hilary. Dangerous Motherhood: Insanity and Childbirth in Victorian Britain. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Marland, Hilary. Health and Girlhood in Britain, 1874-1920. Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

McCrae, Morrice. Simpson: The Turbulent Life of a Medical Pioneer. Edinburgh: John Donald, 2010.

McLaren, Angus. Birth Control in Nineteenth-Century England. London: Croom Helm, 1978.

Rose, June. The Perfect Gentleman: The Remarkable Life of Dr. James Miranda Barry. London: Hutchinson, 1977.

Rose, June. Marie Stopes and the Sexual Revolution. London: Faber, 1992.

Shephard, David A.E. John Snow: Anesthetist to a Queen and Epidemiologist to a Nation: A Biography. Cornwall, P.E.I.: York Point Publishing, 1995.

Sweet, Helen M., and Rona Dougall. Community Nursing and Primary Healthcare in Twentieth Century Britain. New York: Routledge, 2008.

Swenson, Kristine. Medical Women and Victorian Fiction. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2005.

 

Canada

Appleby, Brenda Margaret. Responsible Parenthood: Decriminalizing Contraception in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999.

Baillargeon, Denyse. Babies for the Nation: The Medicalization of Motherhood in Quebec, 1910-1970. trans.W. Donald Wilson. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2009.

Baskett, Thomas F., ed. Pages of History in Canadian Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Toronto: Rogers Media, 2003.

Bates, Christina, Dianne E. Dodd, Nicole Rousseau, eds. On All Frontiers: Four Centuries of Canadian Nursing. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2005.

Benoit, Cecilia, Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, and Robbie Davis-Floyd, eds. Reconceiving Midwifery. Montréal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2004.

Beswick, Lorne. Reds in Beds: The Communist Party of Canada and the Politics of Reproduction, 1920-1970. Ph.D Thesis: Queen's University, 2017.

Bourgeault, Ivy Lynn. Push! The Struggle for Midwifery in Ontario. Montreal; Ithaca: McGill Queen's University Press, 2006.

Cataudella, Julia. When Women came to Queen’s. Canadian Medical Association Journal 161 (1999): 575–6.

Cohen, Yolande, Profession infirmière. Une histoire des soins dans les hôpitaux du Québec. Montréal, Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2000.

Collin, Johanne. Changement d’ordonnance: Mutations professionelles, identité sociale et féminisation de la profession pharmaceutique au Québec, 1940–1980. Montreal: Boréal, 1995.

Dodd, Dianne, and Deborah Gorham, eds. Caring and Curing: Historical Perspectives on Women and Healing in Canada. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 1994.

Dodd, Dianne. The Birth Control Movement on Trial, 1936–7. Histoire sociale/ Social History 16 (1983): 411–28.

Duffin, Jacalyn. The Death of Sarah Lovell and the Constrained Feminism of Emily Stowe. Canadian Medical Association Journal 146 (1992): 881–8.

Elliott, Jayne, Meryn Stuart, and Toman Cynthia, eds. Place and Practice in Canadian Nursing History. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2008.

Fuhrer, Charlotte. The Mysteries of Montreal: Memoirs of a Midwife, ed. W. Peter Ward. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1984.

Hacker, Carlotta. The Indomitable Lady Doctors. Toronto: Clarke Irwin, 1974.

Laforce, Hélène. Histoire de la sage-femme dans la region de Québec. Quebec: Institut québécois de recherche sur la culture, 1985.

McLaren, Angus, and Arlene Tigar McLaren. The Bedroom and the State: The Changing Practices and Politics of Contraception and Abortion in Canada, 1880– 1997. 2nd ed. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1997.

McPherson, Kathryn M. Bedside Matters: The Transformation of Canadian Nursing, 1900–1990. Toronto, New York, and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

McPherson, Kathryn, and Meryn Stuart, guest eds. Canadian Bulletin of Medical History. Special issue on the history of nursing. 11.1 (1994).

Mitchinson, Wendy. Giving Birth in Canada, 1900-1950. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

Mitchinson, Wendy. The Nature of Their Bodies: Women and Their Doctors in Victorian Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1991.

Muzzin, L.J., G.P. Brown, and R.W. Hornosty. Consequences of Feminization of a Profession: The Case of Canadian Pharmacy. Women and Health. 21, no. 2/3 (1994): 39–56.

Paterson, Stephanie, Francesca Scala, and Marlene K. Sokolon. Fertile Ground: Exploring Reproduction in Canada. McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 2014.

Sethna, Christabelle, and Steve Hewitt. Just Watch Us: RCMP Surveillance of the Women's Liberation Movement in Cold War Canada. Montreal: McGill Queen’s University Press, 2018.

Strong-Boag, Veronica. Canada’s Women Doctors: Feminism Constrained. In A Not Unreasonable Claim, ed. Linda Kealey, 109–29. Toronto: Women’s Press, 1979.

Stote, Karen. An Act of Genocide, Colonialism and the Sterilization of Aboriginal Women. Halifax: Fernwood, 2015.

Thifault, Marie-Claude, ed. L’incontournable caste des femmes. Histoire des services de santé au Québec et au Canada, Ottawa: PUO, 2012.

Toman, Cynthia and Meryn Stuart, guest eds. Canadian Bulletin of Medical History. Special issue on the history of nursing. 21.2 (2004).

Toman, Cynthia. An Officer and a Lady: Canadian Military Nurses and the Second World War. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2007.

Warsh, Cheryl Krasnick. Prescribed Norms: Women and Health in Canada and the United States since 1800. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

 

France (ou en français)

Askenasi, Robert. L’art de guérir au féminin: essai sur le rôle des femmes dans l'histoire de la médecine. Louvain-la-Neuve: E.M.E. éditions, 2020.

Carol, Anne. Sage-femme ou gynécologue? M.-A. Boivin (1773-1841). Clio: Histoire, femmes, et sociétés 1.33 (2011): 237-260.

Chevandier, C. Objet de recherche, méthodes et sources en histoire. Recherche en Soins Infirmiers 109 (2012): 33-6.

Dumaître,  Paule. Ambroise Paré, chirurgien de quatre rois de France. Paris: Perrin et Fondation Singer-Polignac, 1986.

Ehrenreich, Barbara, et Deirdre English. Fragiles ou contagieuses: le pouvoir médical et le corps des femmes. Paris Cambourakis, 2016.

Ehrenreich, Barbara, et Deirdre English. Sorcières, sages-femmes et infirmières: une histoire des femmes soignantes. Trad. L. Lame. Paris Cambourakis, 2015.

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