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Historia : empiricism and erudition in early modern Europe
The early modern genre of historia connected the study of nature and the study of culture from the early Renaissance to the eighteenth century. The ubiquity of historia as a descriptive method acrossExpand
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Malpighi and the holy body: medical experts and miraculous evidence in seventeenth-century Italy
In this article I use the records of the canonization proceedings of Caterina Vigri (Saint Catherine of Bologna) to examine the role of physicians in assessing miraculous evidence, and more broadlyExpand
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Practicing between earth and heaven: women healers in seventeenth-century Bologna
In the highly stratified medical system of seventeenth-century Bologna, women healers occupied a low-rank position. Officially women could practice medicine only as midwives or as holders of permitsExpand
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Histoire des Femmes et « Gender History » (note critique)
Il para?t opportun, au regard de la somme que constitue cette Histoire des femmes en Occident, de rappeler les interrogations de Virginia Woolf sur la condition f?mi nine, il y a quelque soixanteExpand
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