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Women's Bodies: A Social History of Women's Encounter with Health, Ill-Health and Medicine

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What has been the source of women's oppression by men? Shorter argues that women were victimized by their own bodies. 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
Paperback, 424 pages
Published December 31st 1990 by Routledge (first published 1982)
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