A History of Women's Menstruation from Ancient Greece to the Twenty-First Century: Psychological, Social, Medical, Religious, and Educational Issues

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By Glenda Lewin Hufnagel

This is often the 1st broad learn with regards to the cultural and social understandings of menstruation through monitoring its evolution over centuries. This learn examines the evolution of the organic, mental, sociological, and behavioral meanings of menarche and menstruation in dominant ecu and European-American tradition from the Classical Greek interval in the course of the early Twenty-First-Century. the result of this evolution have been used to discover the consequences for the menarcheal schooling of women. The learn shows the next significant affects impacted the cultural development of menarche and menstruation: faith throughout the historical interval, drugs throughout the smooth interval, and trade throughout the modern interval. The e-book means that academic reform during this sector comprise: non-dominant cultural global perspectives, intergenerational aid, either female and male kin, incorporated as a part of university coursework, comprise group and non secular established academic facilities, and supply details addressing the health and wellbeing hazards and choices to advertisement items.

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