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How sex changed : a history of transsexuality in the United States

Author: Joanne J Meyerowitz
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2004, ©2002.
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This is a social, cultural, and medical history of transsexuality in the US. It tells a human story about people who had a deep and unshakeable desire to transform their bodily sex.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meyerowitz, Joanne J. (Joanne Jay).
How sex changed.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004, ©2002
(OCoLC)55798753
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne J Meyerowitz
OCLC Number: 646826978
Description: 1 online resource (363 pages, [19] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction 1. Sex Change 2. "Ex-Gi Becomes Blonde Beauty" 3. From Sex To Gender 4. A "Fierce And Demanding" Drive 5. Sexual Revolutions 6. The Liberal Moment 7. The Next Generation Abbreviations Notes Acknowledgments Illustration Credits Index
Responsibility: Joanne Meyerowitz.

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