New York: Norton, 2021. First edition. Hardcover. 320pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] White cloth over boards with gilt text on spine. Illustrated dust jacket. New / new. Item #59495
Elizabeth Blackwell believed from an early age that she was destined for a mission beyond the scope of "ordinary" womanhood. Though the world at first recoiled at the notion of a woman studying medicine, her intelligence and intensity ultimately won her the acceptance of the male medical establishment.