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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 10 related to Eve's Herbs: A History of Contraception and Abortion in the West.    

A History of the Middle Ages, 300-1500

John M. Riddle - History - 2008 - 509 pages
This clear and comprehensive text covers the Middle Ages from the classical era to the late medieval period. John Riddle provides a cogent analysis of the rulers, wars, and ...
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Dioscorides on Pharmacy and Medicine

John M. Riddle - Medical - 2013
For 1,600 years Dioscorides (ca. AD 40–80) was regarded as the foremost authority on drugs. He knew mild laxatives and strong purgatives, analgesics for headaches, antiseptics ...
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Quid pro quo: studies in the history of drugs

John M. Riddle - Medical - 1992 - 316 pages
All too often ancient herbal and other remedies have been dismissed as 'simply' folklore, of no relevance to medical science. John Riddle's approach, however, has been to ...
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Goddesses, Elixirs, and Witches: Plants and Sexuality Throughout Human History

John M. Riddle - History - 2010 - 224 pages
"The book is pure Riddle: extraordinary history and blinding insight with a touch of whimsy. Recommended only for those interested in plants, war, altered states, witches, and ...
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When Midwifery Became the Male Physician's Province: The Sixteenth Century ...

Eucharius Rößlin - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 135 pages
The 1513 book began the male medical move into the female domain.
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Encyclopedia of Birth Control

Vern L. Bullough - Health & Fitness - 2001 - 349 pages
In addition to full coverage of traditional techniques of contraception and a discussion of the history of current practices, this encyclopedia includes an appendix that ...
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Contraception and Abortion in Nineteenth-century America

Janet Farrell Brodie - History - 1997 - 373 pages
Drawing from a wide range of private and public sources, examines how American families gradually found access to taboo information and products for controlling the size of ...
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Sacred Rights: The Case for Contraception and Abortion in World Religions

Daniel C. Maguire - Social Science - 2003 - 295 pages
Contains twelve essays in which religious scholars examine the issues of contraception and abortion as seen from various faith traditions, and present alternative ...
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Sacred Choices: The Right to Contraception and Abortion in Ten World Religions

Daniel C. Maguire - Religion - 160 pages
This call to rethink major religious traditions on key topics of family planning provides a fresh, underreported side of these traditions. Written in a lively, engaging, and ...
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