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The technology of orgasm : "hysteria," the vibrator, and women's sexual satisfaction

Author: Rachel Maines
Publisher: Baltimore, Md : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Series: Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology, new ser., no. 24.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Johns Hopkins paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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In The Technology of Orgasm, Rachel Maines offers readers a stimulating, surprising, and often humorous account of hysteria and its treatment throughout the ages, focusing on the development, use,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maines, Rachel, 1950-
Technology of orgasm.
Baltimore, Md : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001
(DLC) 98020213
(OCoLC)48121952
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Maines
ISBN: 9781421400556 1421400553
OCLC Number: 799023429
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Awards: Winner of Herbert Feis Award 1999 (United States)
Winner of Biennial Book Award 1999 (United States)
Winner of Science Award 1999 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: The job nobody wanted --
Female sexuality as hysterical pathology --
"My god, what does she want?" --
Inviting the juices downward --
Revising the androcentric model.
Series Title: Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology, new ser., no. 24.
Responsibility: Rachel P. Maines.

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