Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine,  7 (1858–59), 11–14.

Is Woman Superior to Man?





Medical Practitioners, Gender, Cultural Geography, Medical Treatment, Health, Education, Colleges

    Responding to a previous article on this subject (ED1/6/12/2), attacks H Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim for being guilty of 'extravagant compliments' towards women (13). Relishes the fact that in America 'woman may take her position side by side with man' and agrees with Agrippa that for a medical 'calling, in many instances, women are surely better suited than men'. Adds that the woman's 'intuitive perception' and actions on hearing her baby crying 'do more good than fifty bottles of fever mixture'. Hopes to see 'A College of Female Physicians' established in 'some town'. (14)

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