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Witches, Midwives and Nurses, a History of Women Healers

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A6 / 60pg / b&w / UK

A new pocket book version of this popular feminist analysis of the witch hunts.

Women have always been healers. They were the unlicensed doctors and anatomists of western history. They were abortionists, nurses and counsellors. They were pharmacists, cultivating healing herbs and exchanging the secrets of their uses. They were midwives, travelling from home to home and village to village. For centuries women were doctors without degrees, barred from books and lectures, learning from each other, and passing on experience from neighbor to neighbor and mother to daughter. They were called “wise women” by the people, witches or charlatans by the authorities. Medicine is part of our heritage as women, our history, our birthright.

Witches, Midwives and Nurses, a History of Women Healers

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Weight 50 g

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I'm taking a short break! I'm still accepting orders, but they won't be packed and postage till after I'm back on September 28th. Apologies for any inconvenience x