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Hysteria : the disturbing history
Hysteria : the disturbing history
Scull, Andrew T.2011
Articles
The story of hysteria is a curious one, for it persists as an illness for centuries before disappearing. Andrew Scull gives a fascinating account of this socially constructed disease that came to be strongly associated with women, showing the shifts in social, cultural, and medical perceptions through history.
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Imprint:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Collation:
240 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Notes:
Originally published: 2009.
ISBN:
9780199692989 (pbk)019969298X (pbk)
Dewey class:
616.8'524616.8524
Language:
English
BRN:
722520
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