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Sexual visions : images of gender in science and medicine between the eighteenth and twentieth centuries

Author: L J Jordanova
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1989.
Series: Science and literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstrates that gender as a metaphor has had an exceptionally vigorous life in the history of biological and medical sciences.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jordanova, L.J.
Sexual visions.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)555981764
Online version:
Jordanova, L.J.
Sexual visions.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)609305547
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L J Jordanova
ISBN: 0299122905 9780299122904
OCLC Number: 20126617
Description: xiii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Natural facts: an historical perspective on science and sexuality --
Body image and sex roles --
Gender as a cosmic metaphor --
Nature unveiling before science --
Science, machines and gender --
Medical images of the female body.
Series Title: Science and literature.
Responsibility: Ludmilla Jordanova.

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Demonstrates that gender as a metaphor has had an exceptionally vigorous life in the history of biological and medical sciences.

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