Barker-Benfield, G. J.

The Horrors of the Half-Known Life. Male Attitudes Toward Women and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century America.

Caution - exposes some unpleasant aspects of 19th c surgery. Author argues attitudes diminishing the place of women grew out of separation of the sexes, a development of American culture. NY: Harper & Row, 1976. 352 pages, Hb, dj. USED. $10.00


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