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Menstruation: A Cultural History

Menstruation: A Cultural History (Hardback)

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Ranging from Aristotle to twentieth-century gynaecology, contributions to this volume trace the semiotics of menstruation from magical act to evolutionary deficiency. The result is the first comprehensive historical study of how menstruation has been understood within various cultural traditions, with reference to political and social institutions, and medical and religious practices. Includes a guide for scholars on bibliographical and archival sources for the study of menstruation.

LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesHuman biology Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 06/09/2005 ISBN-13: 9781403939357  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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LUIGI ARATA teaches at the scientific Lycee 'Arturo Issel' in Italy ARIANE M. BALIZET is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Minnesota, USA BETTINA BILDHAUER is Lecturer in German at the University of St Andrews, UK. HELEN BLACKMAN is a Research Fellow in Medical History at the University of Exeter, UK MONICA H. GREEN is Professor of History at Arizona State University, USA. GABRIELLE HILTMANN is Lecturer in Philosophy at Basel University, Switzerland DIANNE E. JENETT is core faculty in Humanities and Co-Director of the Women's Spirituality Master's Programme at New College of California in San Francisco and adjunct faculty in the Depth Psychology Master's Programme at Sonoma State University, USA CATHY MCCLIVE is currently researching medical expertise in early modern France on a Leverhulme Trust postdoctoral award at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes at the Sorbonne, France ZAHRA MEGHANI is a doctoral candidate in philosophy at Michigan State University, USA MARIE MULVEY-ROBERTS is a Reader in Literary Studies at the School of English and Drama at the University of the West of England, UK REBECCA MUNFORD is a Lecturer in Literature, Culture and Theory at the University of Manchester, UK HAVIVA NER-DAVID is completing her doctorate, on Jewish menstrual ritual impurity, at Bar Ilan University, Israel HOLLIS ROBBINS is Assistant Professor of English at Millsaps College, USA MICHAEL STOLBERG is Professor of History of Medicine at the Universitat Wurzburg, Germany JULIE-MARIE STRANGE is Lecturer in Modern British History at University of Manchester, UK JACQUELINE K. THOMAS is a doctoral candidate in English at the University of Texas at Austin, USA SHARRA L. VOSTRAL is Assistant Professor in Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA SABINE WILMS is Senior Editor at Paradigm Publications in Taos, New Mexico, USA

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