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The horrors of the half-known life

male attitudes toward women and sexuality in nineteenth-century America

by G. J. Barker-Benfield

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex role,
  • Masculinity -- United States,
  • Sex customs -- United States -- History,
  • Gynecologists -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementG. J. Barker-Benfield.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ18.U5 B3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 352 p. ;
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17754260M
    ISBN 100060102241

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