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Under wraps : a history of menstrual hygiene technology / Sharra L. Vostral.

  • Vostral, Sharra Louise, 1968-
[2008], ©2008
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Lanham : Lexington Books, [2008], ©2008.

Physical description

ix, 181 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


Menstrual hygiene : a techno-social history -- Technology and passing -- Scientific menstruation and making menstruation political -- "The Kotex age" : consumerism, technology, and menstruation -- Private technologies and public policies -- Virgin bodies, menstrual hygiene technologies, and sex education -- Civil rights, women's rights, and technological options -- Unveiling menstrual passing.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • English

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    History of Medicine
    UE /VOS
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