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

User Review  - James - Goodreads

Surprisingly not dated given the pace of academic research. This text remains a go-to standard for understanding contemporary gender-criticism in the context of Western historiography. Laqueur ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Allison - Goodreads

Historical examination of the european conception of the body as a one-sex model, and then its divisive separation into a two-sex model in the eighteenth-century. Analysis of the ways in which culture affects ideas of gender, and science, anatomy and empiricisms role in reaffirming cultural molds. 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  - Kayrah - Goodreads

It was shocking to learn that through history that they tried to classify the female reproductive system as literally the male system inverted, such to the stage that they would alter their medical ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

from the library p4,5 Galen and the Greeks before him OMG We are all one sex and some of us are less formed than others so women are the less "baked" men. Our insides are not formed enough to emerge ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Liam Guilar - Goodreads

Laqueur takes the statement: Sex is biological: Gender is cultural and turns it on its head, arguing that culture precedes sex. He doesn't mean wine and a trip to the theatre, but that changing ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

Repetitive. 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  - Willa - Goodreads

A really amazing view on the historical development of sex and gender. Makes you question a lot of your ideas... Read full review


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