Menstruation: A Cultural History
Ranging from Aristotle to twentieth-century gynecology, 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...more
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published December 10th 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan
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