Woman Beneath the Skin A Doctor's Patients in Eighteenth-Century Germany

ISBN-10: 0674954041
ISBN-13: 9780674954045
Edition: 1991
List price: $23.00
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Description: in this provocative study, Barbara Duden asserts that the most basic biological and medical terms we use to describe our own bodies - male and female, healthy and sick - are in fact cultural constructions.

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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/30/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

in this provocative study, Barbara Duden asserts that the most basic biological and medical terms we use to describe our own bodies - male and female, healthy and sick - are in fact cultural constructions.

Barbara Duden has been on the faculty of the Science, Technology, and Society Program at Pennsylvania State University and is currently a Fellow at the Institute for Cultural Studies, Essen, Germany.

Toward a History of the Body Johann Storch and Women's Complaints Medical Practice in Eisenach
The Perception of the Body Conclusion Works
Notes
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