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Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920sOrigins, Education and Careers$
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Laura Kelly

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780719088353

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
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Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s
Author(s):

Laura Kelly

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0001

This chapter provides the reader some background to the Irish social, political and cultural context for the period in which the book is set. It also outlines the historiography of women in medicine in Ireland and gives a brief history of women's admission to the medical profession in Britain and Ireland. Finally, the chapter outlines the content of each of the following chapters in the book.

Keywords:   Historiography, Women in medicine, Irish social history

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