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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 42 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 text covers the Middle Ages from the classical era to the late medieval period. The author provides an analysis of the rulers, wars, and events, both natural and human ...
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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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Handbook of Contraception and Sexual Health

Suzanne Everett - Medical - 2014 - 232 pages
Offering a comprehensive guide to contraception and sexual health, the new edition of this practical handbook has been fully updated. It takes an integrated approach to sexual ...
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Gynecology and Textuality: Popular Representations of Reproductive Technology

Chloé Diepenbrock - Medical - 1998 - 186 pages
First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Quest for Conception: Gender, Infertility and Egyptian Medical Traditions

Marcia C. Inhorn - Medical - 1994 - 441 pages
In Quest for Conception, Marcia C. Inhorn portrays the poignant struggles of poor, urban Egyptian women and their attempts to overcome infertility. The author draws upon ...
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Special Delivery: The Life of the Celebrated British Obstetrician, William Nixon

Geoffrey Chamberlain - Medical - 2004 - 166 pages
This book is a biography of a leading pioneer of women's healthcare.
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Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank

Randi Hutter Epstein - Medical - 2010 - 302 pages
A contributing medical writer for The New York Times and the Washington Post offers an eye opening history of pregnancy and birthing joys and debacles.
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