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The one-sex body on trial : the classical and early modern evidence

Author: Helen King
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, [2013] ©2013
Series: History of medicine in context.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By far the most influential work on the history of the body, across a wide range of academic disciplines, remains that of Thomas Laqueur. This book puts on trial the one-sex/two-sex model of Laqueur's Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud through a detailed exploration of the ways in which two classical stories of sexual difference were told, retold and remade from the mid-sixteenth to the nineteenth  Read more...
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King, Helen, 1957-
One-sex body on trial.
Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate Publishing Limited, [2013]
(DLC) 2013011292
(OCoLC)833381326
Named Person: Thomas Laqueur; Agnodike.; Hippokrates
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen King
ISBN: 9781409463368 1409463362 9781409463375 1409463370 9781315555027 1315555026
OCLC Number: 856870739
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 274 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Preface; Introduction: Making Sense of Making Sex; Part I: Revisiting the Classics; 1 Making Sex and the Classical World; 2 Picturing the Womb: Vesalius and the Sixteenth Century; Part II: Phaethousa; 3 Phaethousa: Gender and Genre; 4 Phaethousa and Sex Change in Early Modern Europe; Part III: Agnodice; 5 Agnodice: Gender and Genre; 6 Educating Agnodice; 7 Agnodice's First Patient; 8 Agnodice in Parts; Appendix: Agnodice in Latin and in Selected English Translations; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: History of medicine in context.
Responsibility: Helen King, the Open University, UK.

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By far the most influential work on the history of the body, across a wide range of academic disciplines, remains that of Thomas Laqueur. This book puts on trial the one-sex/two-sex model of  Read more...

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