Horrors of the Half-Known Life by G.J.Barker- Benfield
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Horrors of the Half-Known Life
By G.J.Barker- Benfield

The Horrors of the Half-Known Life

Male Attitudes Toward Women and Sexuality in 19th. Century America

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Horrors of the Half-Known Life by G.J.Barker- Benfield

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Now a classic in the field, The Horrors of the Half-Known Life is an important foundational text in the construction of masculinity, female identity, and the history of midwivery.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415925006
ISBN-10: 0415925002
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Nov-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - G.J.Barker- Benfield

G. J. Barker-Benfield is Professor of History and Women's Studies at SUNY-Albany. He is the coeditor with Catherine Clinton of Portraits of American Women and author of The Culture of Sensibility in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Sex and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain.

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