Petticoat Surgeon

By: Van Hoosen, Bertha

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324 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, gold spine title, 324 pages, 4 b/w photos. ; Originally published 1947. This is 4th printing, 1994, in honor of 120th anniversary of author's birth. Unabridged. ; Autobiography of Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen, MD from University of Michigan 1888, longtime professor of gynecology and obstetrics, founding president of American Womens Medical Association in 1915. Foreword by Dr. A. E. Hertzler. Afterword by niece Sarah Van Hoosen Jones. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. Lacks jacket. ; Item laid in: The Story of the Kenny Method, 12-pg glossy booklet, 5 b/w photos, describing how Elizabeth Kenny invented a method to help children paralyzed by polio learn to walk again, 1944.

Title: Petticoat Surgeon

Author Name: Van Hoosen, Bertha

Categories: Science,

Edition: Fourth Printing

Publisher: Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 16856

Keywords: Michigan History ; Midwest US ; Women ; Women's Studies ; Medicine ; Medical ; Physicians ; 19th Century ;,