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Menstruation and procreation in early modern France / by Cathy McClive, Durham Uiversity, UK.

  • McClive, Cathy
  • Books

About this work


Farnham, Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Publishing Company, [2015]

Physical description

267 pages ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Leviticus and the problem of sex during genital fluxes -- Menstruation, conception and the timely use of marriage -- I await my rules which do not arrive: menstrual regularity and irregular menstruation -- Detecting and proving pregnancy -- Menstrual time and the moons of pregnancy -- Bleeding hermaphrodites and menstruating men.


  • English

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    History of Medicine
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  • 9780754666035
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