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Desperate women, mistreated by the 19th century’s medical establishment, risked black-market remedies and the wrath of Anthony Comstock’s moralizing thugs.
Join us for a free virtual class examining the evolution of women’s health care from the 1800s through today.
Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories from 1887 to 1927 open a window to the history of medicine and empire.
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