DES Daughters, Embodied Knowledge, and the Transformation of Women’s Health Politics in the Late Twentieth Century

Jetzt kaufen From the 1940s to the 1970s, millions of women were exposed prenatally to the synthetic estrogen DES, a “wonder drug” intended to prevent miscarriages. However, DES actually had damaging consequences for the women born from DES mothers. The “DES daughters” as they are known, were found to have a rare form of vaginal […]

The Knowledge Book: Everything You Need to Know to Get by in the 21st Century

Jetzt kaufen Indispensable for every home, library, and office, The Knowledge Book distills thousands of years of humankind’s most significant ideas and achievements— explains how they are linked and why they are important—and packs everything into a single, irresistibly readable volume. The richly illustrated pages burst with essential facts from all major fields of knowledge: […]

Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century

Jetzt kaufen Dress codes: The ultimate compendium of clothing   Clothes define people. A person’s attire, whether it’s a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential code to his or her culture, class, personality, even faith. Founded in 1978, the Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothes from sociological, historical, and artistic perspectives. With one of […]

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