Disease of Virgins: Green Sickness, Chlorosis and the Problems of Puberty

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Author: Helen King
Publisher: Unknown
Genre: Medicine > Diseases
Pages: 208
Language: english
Year: 2003
ISBN 10: 0415226627
ISBN 13: 9780415226622
Series: Unknown
Edition: New edition
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Synopsis

From an acclaimed author in the field, this is a compelling study of the origins and history of the disease commonly seen as afflicting young unmarried girls. Understanding of the condition turned puberty and virginity into medical conditions, and...