New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1985. Paperback. 255p., period illustrations, appendix, index, softbound in 10x8.5 inch wraps, back cover bears a large corner crease, an else quite good copy.
Outlines the influx of women into the medical professions beginning in the late 18th c. to the early 20th c., focusing on the class of 1879 from the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania. Analyzes the decline of the position of women in medical institutions beginning in the 1920s.