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Women's Bodies in Classical Greek Science
In this book, Dean-Jones gives a close analysis of theories concerning women's bodies in such authors as the Hippocratics and Aristotle. She demonstrates the centrality of menstruation in classical theories of female physiology, pathology, and reproduction, and suggests that this had both negative and positive repercussions in attitudes towards women's bodies in that ...more
Paperback, 308 pages
Published August 1st 1996 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published March 10th 1994)
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