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The life of Sophia Jex-Blake

by Travers, Graham

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jex-Blake, Sophia, -- 1840-1912

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR489 J6 T6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination574p.
    Number of Pages574
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18116091M

    in the medical field, a champion of women’s rights for equality in education: Sophia Jex-Blake. Sophia was born in Hastings, England in to very traditional Anglican parents. Her parents were staunchly religious and very strict with Sophia and her sisters, and from n early age, Sophia was. Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake (21 January – 7 January ) was an English physician, teacher and feminist. She was one of the first female doctors in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, a leading campaigner for medical education for women and was involved in founding two medical schools for women, in London and in Edinburgh, where she also started a women's hospital.

      FURTHER READING: The main source for the life and work of Jex-Blake is Margaret Todd’s classic biography of her, The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake (), which you can find in inexpensive reprint editions, but I probably wouldn’t recommend that unless you are a serious Jex-Blake enthusiast. The wealth of letters and diary entries it provides. Jex-Blake, Sophia (–)British physician and education reformer who was one of the first female physicians in Europe. Name variations: Sophia Jex Blake. Born on Janu , in Sussex, England; died on January 7, , in Sussex; daughter of Thomas Jex-Blake and Maria (Cubitts) Jex-Blake; never married; no children. Source for information on Jex-Blake, Sophia (–): Women.

    Personal life. Todd was the romantic partner of Dr Sophia Jex-Blake, founder of Todd's university and place of employment. On Jex-Blake's retirement in , they moved to Windydene, Mark Cross, where Todd wrote The Way of Escape () and Growth (). After Jex-Blake's death, she wrote The Life of Dr Sophia Jex-Blake () under her own name, describing the fight of women in the 19th Born: 23 April , Kilrenny, Scotland. The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake by Margaret Georgina Todd - free mobi epub ebooks download.


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The wider picture in Scotland at the time is set out in our Historical. Life of Sophia Jex-Blake. London, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Sophia Jex-Blake; Sophia Jex-Blake; Sophia Jex-Blake: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Book Fair Excursions ; Secondary School Reading Programmes ; Catch Them Young (CATHY) Prison Libraries ; Internet Learning Centre ; Special Projects ; Zaccheus Onumba Dibiaezue ; Our Team ; Board of Trustees ; Jobs and Internships ; ZODML Newsroom. 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. The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake - Kindle edition by Margaret Georgina Todd. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Jex-Blake, Sophia (–). Pioneer of women in medicine. Ever concerned with women's education, Sophia Jex-Blake was mathematics tutor at Queen's College, London (), but an American friendship drew her to medical studies, initially in New York but then in Edinburgh, until increasing hostility prevented clinical cause of women's medical education now publicly aired, she.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The life of Sophia Jex-Blake by Margaret Georgina Todd,Macmillan edition, The life of Sophia Jex-Blake ( edition) | Open LibraryAuthor: Graham Travers.

Sophia Jex-Blake and the Edinburgh Seven Summer lectures Sophia Jex-Blake's career as a trail blazer for the rights of women to practice medicine in Britain began when she wrote asking Professor JJ Balfour, Dean of the Medical Faculty at the University of Edinburgh, permission to attend medical lectures during the summer session.

Sophia Jex-Blake. Sophia Jex-Blake, the daughter of Thomas Jex-Blake and Mary Cubitt, was born at 3 Croft Place, Hastings on 21st January, Thomas Jex-Blake was a successful barrister, but he had retired at the time of her birth.

In the family moved to 13 Sussex Square, Brighton. Sophia attended several private boarding-schools as a. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Todd, Margaret Georgina, Life of Sophia Jex-Blake. London, Macmillan, (DLC) (OCoLC)   Jex-Blake () was an English physician, teacher and feminist who led a campaign to secure women access to a university education.

In Todd, who was the romantic partner of Jex-Blake though 19 years her junior, published this in-depth biography which draws heavily on her subject's diaries, family letters and other : Margaret Georgina Todd. 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 : Ciaran Conliffe. In her later years, Jex-Blake suffered a series of heart attacks and other ailments. She died on January 7,at the age of She willed her possessions, including her personal papers, to Todd, who wrote a biography, The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake, in In accordance with Jex-Blake's wishes, Todd destroyed the personal papers after the.

"The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake" by Graham Travers. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we.

Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, – ) was a British physician, notable as the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, and the first woman on the Medical Register of the General Medical Council. Blackwell played an important role in both the United States and the United Kingdom as a social awareness and moral reformer, and pioneered in promoting education Born: 3 FebruaryBristol, England.Sophia Jex-Blake.

Routledge pp. Margaret Todd, The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake (Macmillan, ) pp. The Times, 25 th April Margaret Todd, The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake (Macmillan, ) pp. Jex-Blake, Sophia (). Medical Women. MacMillan. Preface to Second Edition.Hastings born and privately educated, Sophia Jex-Blake, experienced resistance to her aspirations early in life.

Initially blocked from attending college by her parents, who held very traditional views on education, and only allowed to work as a maths tutor if she didn’t accept a salary, it was no surprise that she found herself drawn towards those campaigning for the rights of women.