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

By Glenda Lewin Hufnagel

This can be the 1st broad learn as regards to the cultural and social understandings of menstruation by way of monitoring its evolution over centuries. This examine 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 ladies. The learn shows the next significant impacts impacted the cultural development of menarche and menstruation: faith throughout the historic interval, medication in the course of the glossy interval, and trade through the modern interval. The e-book means that academic reform during this region contain: non-dominant cultural global perspectives, intergenerational help, either female and male kin, incorporated as a part of collage coursework, contain group and spiritual established academic facilities, and supply info addressing the health and wellbeing dangers and possible choices to advertisement items.

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