A History of Women's Menstruation from Ancient Greece to the by Glenda Lewin Hufnagel

By Glenda Lewin Hufnagel

This can be the 1st vast learn just about the cultural and social understandings of menstruation via monitoring its evolution over centuries. This learn examines the evolution of the organic, mental, sociological, and behavioral meanings of menarche and menstruation in dominant ecu and European-American tradition from the Classical Greek interval in the course of the early Twenty-First-Century. the result of this evolution have been used to discover the results for the menarcheal schooling of ladies. The learn shows the subsequent significant impacts impacted the cultural building of menarche and menstruation: faith through the historic interval, medication throughout the smooth interval, and trade throughout the modern interval. The publication means that academic reform during this sector comprise: non-dominant cultural international perspectives, intergenerational help, either female and male kin, integrated as a part of collage coursework, contain group and spiritual established academic facilities, and supply details addressing the well-being hazards and possible choices to advertisement items.

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