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The Female Malady
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Elaine Showalter
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: Viking Press

This incisive study explores how cultural ideas about proper feminine behavior have shaped the definition and treatment of madness in women as it traces trends in the psychiatric care of women in England from 1830-1980.
The Female Malady
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Elaine Showalter
Categories: Psychiatry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher:

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Evidence, History, and the Great War
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Gail Braybon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

In the English-speaking world the Great War maintains a tenacious grip on the public imagination, and also continues to draw historians to an event which has been interpreted variously as a symbol of modernity, the midwife to the twentieth century and an agent of social change. Although much 'common knowledge'
Woman and Sickness in Victorian Literature
Language: en
Pages: 116
Authors: Suyin Lee
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher:

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The Female Body
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Laurence Goldstein
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

Diverse thoughts on the female body as both anatomical object and cultural construction.