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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  - 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  - 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  - Gary - Goodreads

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