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Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Kent - Goodreads

Laqueur can be a bit of a challenge to get through due to complex arguments and wordy writing. He certainly could have used a better editor. However, his arguments about the relationship between sex ... Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

Surprise! Sex is a historical construct too. Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Cassandra - Goodreads

Found the book repetitive and confusing. The author never makes his own arguments or case simply presents other researchers ideas. Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Bradley - Goodreads

Provocative, though the argument leaves much unaddressed. Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Stacie - Goodreads

OK. I didn't really read the WHOLE book, but instead read the parts that I needed to...basically the early ideas up to the 17th century or so. While it was textbooky, it had a lot of good information ... Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Vanessa - Goodreads

A pivotal text in my study of sex and gender. Laquer does a deft and yet quite complicated task in chronicling the history of the one-sex and two-sex models, and I was forever changed in the way I think about what is a "man" or "woman." Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Ammie - Goodreads

I read this book for a class, and I used the main premise of the first section (that social importance shifted from gender to sex in about the 1600's) in countless papers in grad school (even though I ... Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Ammie - Goodreads

I read this book for a class, and I used the main premise of the first section (that social importance shifted from gender to sex in about the 1600's) in countless papers in grad school (even though I ... Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

excellent... Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - leslie - Goodreads

honestly, i read this for a class. the text itself is pretty dry, and the message is considered out-dated. the reason this book was included on the syllabus was to set apart the rest of the ... Read full review


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