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Our bodies, ourselves and the work of writing

Wells, Susan Ph. D.

Our bodies, ourselves and the work of writing

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boston Women"s Health Book Collective,
  • Our bodies, ourselves -- Authorship,
  • Women -- Health and hygiene,
  • Feminist literature -- History and criticism,
  • Medical literature -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSusan Wells.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA778 .W234 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23872159M
    ISBN 109780804763080, 9780804763097
    LC Control Number2009042485

      In April , the Our Bodies, Ourselves collective, the group responsible for publishing the book of the same name, decided to stop offering new editions of its groundbreaking text.


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