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eBook A History of Women's Bodies ePub

by Edward Shorter

  • ISBN: 0713915811
  • Category: Administration and Medicine Economics
  • Subcategory: Medicine
  • Author: Edward Shorter
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: VIKING (February 24, 1983)
  • Pages: 416
  • ePub book: 1801 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1681 kb
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A History of Women's Bodies Hardcover – December 7, 1982. Shorter, Edward, History Of Women's Bodies, A.

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Shorter argues that women were victimized by the ir own bodies. Originally published in 1982 (Basic Books) and reprinted with a new introduction by the author. Exploring five centuries of medical records and folklore from Europe and the US, he shows how pregnancy, childbirth, and gynecological disease have kept women in positions of social inferiority. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, In. Portland, OR (booknews.

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Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780465030293. Release Date:November 1982. Publisher:Basic Books.

What has been the source of women's oppression by men? Shorter argues that women were victimized by their. What is Kobo Super Points? A loyalty program that rewards you for your love of reading. Explore rewards Explore Kobo VIP Membership.

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In Ancient Egypt, women were encouraged in their independence and beauty. Ancient Greece worshiped the male form, going so far as to proclaim that women’s bodies were ‘disfigured’ versions of men’s. Ancient Egyptian society promoted a sex-positive environment where premarital sex was entirely acceptable and women could divorce their husbands without shame. Ancient Greece (c. 500 – 300 . During this time period, the ideal woman was: Plump. In this time period, men faced a much higher standard of beauty and perfection than women. Han Dynasty (c. 206 .

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