The science of women: gynaecology and gender in England, 1800–1929

@article{Porter1991TheSO,
  title={The science of women: gynaecology and gender in England, 1800–1929},
  author={Roy S. Porter},
  journal={Medical History},
  year={1991},
  volume={35},
  pages={372 - 372}
}
  • R. Porter
  • Published 1 July 1991
  • Medicine
  • Medical History
ORNELLA MOSCUCCI, The science of women: gynaecology and gender in England, 1800-1929, Cambridge History of Medicine, Cambridge University Press, 1990, 8vo, pp. x, 278, illus., £35.00, $49.50. Ornella Moscucci offers a well-researched and thought-provoking study of the constituting of the female patient as an object of medical discourse and practice in Britain since the seventeenth century. She opens with a pertinent question: why is there a medical science of women (characteristically called… 

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