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Sexual science : the Victorian construction of womanhood

Author: Cynthia Eagle Russett
Publisher: Cambridge ; London : Harvard University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The spectacle presented in Russett's book, of nineteenth-century white male scientists and thinkers earnestly trying to prove women inferior to men-thereby providing, along with "savages" and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Eagle Russett
ISBN: 067480290X 9780674802902 0674802918 9780674802919
OCLC Number: 749859607
Description: [X], 245 s. : 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction 1. How to Tell the Girls from the Boys 2. Up and Down the Phyletic Ladder 3. Hairy Men and Beautiful Women 4. The Machinery of the Body 5. The Physiological Division of Labor 6. The Victorian Paradigm Erodes 7. Women and the Cosmic Nightmare Notes Index
Responsibility: Cynthia Eagle Russett.

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