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Bodies in doubt : an American history of intersex / Elizabeth Reis.

  • Reis, Elizabeth, 1958-
Date
2009
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About this work

Publication/Creation

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

Physical description

xvii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-208) and index.

Contents

Hermaphrodites, monstrous births, and same-sex intimacy in early America -- From monsters to deceivers in the early nineteenth century -- The conflation of hermaphrodites and sexual perverts at the turn of the century -- Cutting the gordian knot : gonads, marriage, and surgery in the 1920s and 1930s -- Psychology, john money, and the gender of rearing in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    TP.ET.6
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780801891557
  • 0801891558