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Circumcision : a history of the world's most controversial surgery

Author: David Gollaher
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2000.
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The Jewish tradition -- Christians and Muslims -- Symbolic wounds -- From ritual to science -- The fabric of the foreskin -- Circumcision and disease: the quest for evidence -- Backlash -- Female circumcision -- Appendix: evaluative research and the nature of medical evidence.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gollaher, David, 1949-
Circumcision.
New York : Basic Books, c2000
(OCoLC)647206265
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Gollaher
ISBN: 0465043976 9780465043972 0465026532 9780465026531
OCLC Number: 42040798
Description: xiv, 253 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Jewish tradition --
Christians and Muslims --
Symbolic wounds --
From ritual to science --
The fabric of the foreskin --
Circumcision and disease: the quest for evidence --
Backlash --
Female circumcision --
Appendix: evaluative research and the nature of medical evidence.
Responsibility: David L. Gollaher.
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This worldwide history of circumcision, from ancient times to the present, looks at the procedure as initiation, religious and social ritual, and indicator of ethnic and social status  Read more...

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"A fascinating and comprehensive history....Informative, highly readable, and completely painless." Kirkus Reviews

 
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