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Sophia Jex-Blake

a woman pioneer in nineteenth century medical reform

by Roberts, Shirley

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Jex-Blake, Sophia, 1849-1912.,
    • Women physicians -- Scotland -- Biography.,
    • Women health reformers -- Scotland -- Biography.,
    • Women physicians -- Education (Graduate) -- History.,
    • Women in medicine -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 192-194) and index.

      StatementShirley Roberts.
      SeriesThe Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR692.J49 R63 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 207 p. :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1406583M
      ISBN 100415087538
      LC Control Number93014890

        Shirley Roberts shows Sophia Jex-Blake to have been a determined and resourceful pioneer, skilful in winning over both public and political opinion. But she was also an impetuous and at times tactless woman, who could provoke hostility, as well as loyalty. Sophia Jex-Blake is a fascinating account of one woman's struggle for : Taylor And Francis. Immediately download the Sophia Jex-Blake summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Sophia Jex-Blake.

        Sophia Jex‐Blake was mathematics tutor at Queen's College, London (), Access to the complete content on Oxford Reference requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Sophia Jex-Blake was born at 3 Croft Place Hastings, England on 21 January, , daughter of retired lawyer Thomas Jex-Blake, a proctor of Doctors' Commons, and Mary Jex-Blake née Cubitt. She attended various private schools in southern England and in enrolled at Queen's College, a normal school for women in London, despite her parents.

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally i 3/5(1). The opening up of the British medical profession to women was largely due to Sophia Jex-Blake.

As a result of her crusade, women's rights to higher education, professional careers and financial independence were more generally this first modern biography of Sophia Jex-Blake, Shirley Roberts charts the career of this important pioneer. Sophia Jex-Blake led the campaign that won for British women the right to enter the medical profession.

Before taking up this cause she had studied women's education in England, Germany and the United states, and rejected the popular contemporary view that higher education would be wasted on women.

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A Woman Pioneer in Nineteenth Century Medical Reform. Sophia Jex-Blake. DOI link for Sophia Jex-Blake. Sophia Jex-Blake book. A Woman Pioneer in Nineteenth Century Medical Reform. By Shirley Roberts. Edition 1st Edition. Sophia Jex-Blake led the campaign that won for British women the right to enter the medical profession.

Before taking up this cause she had studied women's education in England, Germany and the United states, and rejected the popular contemporary view that higher education would be wasted on women.

Sophia Jex-Blake was born on the 21st January, “How happy I was with my Baby this time two and twenty years ago!” writes Mrs. Jex-Blake on the 21st January,and, if she had greater cause than some mothers for the plaintive note that one seems to hear through the words, she was the first to rejoice in her great compensations.

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Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, British physician who successfully sought legislation () permitting women in Britain to receive the M.D.

degree and a license to practice medicine and surgery. Through her efforts a medical school for women was opened in London inand in she established one. Sophia Jex-Blake () led a long and difficult struggle to open the medical profession to women in Great Britain. After many years of trying to gain admittance to a Scottish medical school, she succeeded in getting Parliament to guarantee women's right to a medical education and testing.

She became licensed at the age of 37 and opened a private. Sophia’s own heart was given to Margaret Todd, a Glaswegian doctor who was 19 years younger than herself. When Sophia retired the couple moved to Rotherfield. Sophia Jex-Blake died inand in Margaret wrote and published a biography of her.

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Cited by: 8. Sophia Jex-Blake. Ran London School of Medicine for Women. Opened Edinburgh School of Medicine for Women, as Director and Dean. Jex-Blake’s powerful nature began to get her into trouble. Students Ina and Grace Cadell felt Jex-Blake was too domineering, and were joined by student Elsie Inglis in opening a competing school, the.

Sophia Jex-Blake was born in in the town of Hastings in England. She was the third child of retired barrister Thomas Jex-Blake and his wife Mary, who already had an eight year old son and a six year old daughter. Sophy was a smart child, which was dangerous for a girl at the time.

Society valued compliance in women more than intelligence. There are several reasons why it has seemed worth while to write the life of Sophia Jex-Blake at some length. She was one of the people who really do live. In the present day a woman is fitted i.

Sophia Jex-Blake: | | | |Dr. Sophia Jex-Blake| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.On Jex-Blake's retirement inthey moved to Windydene, Mark Cross, where Todd wrote The Way of Escape () and Growth ().

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Project Gutenberg; 62, free ebooks; The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake by Graham Travers. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Travers, Graham, Title: The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake Language: English: LoC Class: HQ: Social sciences: The family, Marriage.