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Doctor Wore Petticoats: Women Physicians of the Old West

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A New York Times Bestseller! "No women need apply." Western towns looking for a local doctor during the frontier era often concluded their advertisements in just that manner. Yet apply they did. And in small towns all over the west, highly trained women from medical colleges in the East took on the post of local doctor to great acclaim. These women changed the lives of the patients they came in contact with, as well as their own lives, and helped write the history of the West. In this new book, author Chris Enss offers a ...

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Doctor Wore Petticoats: Women Physicians of the Old West
2006, Two Dot Books, Guilford, CT

ISBN-13: 9780762735662

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