Women and the Practice and Teaching of Medicine in Bologna in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

@article{Logan2003WomenAT,
  title={Women and the Practice and Teaching of Medicine in Bologna in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries},
  author={Gabriella Berti Logan},
  journal={Bulletin of the History of Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={77},
  pages={506 - 535}
}
When Bologna's political and intellectual elites had control over the university and associated institutions during the eighteenth century, a few women were allowed to participate in medical fields not typically associated with their gender. Laura Bassi could occasionally teach and debate on anatomy at the university, and the practical anatomist Anna Morandi Manzolini could make contributions to the research and teaching of anatomy. With the arrival of the French in Bologna in 1796, the control… Expand
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