Eve--Sex, Childbirth and Motherhood Through the Ages [Secure eReader]
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eBook by Petrina Brown
eBook Category: Health/Fitness/History
eBook Description: To relieve sore breasts, drink mouse dung diluted with rainwater and ass's milk. In Eve, Petrina Brown explores the changing facets of sex and relationships; the influence of religion and folklore; the changing role of the midwife; and the development of medical intervention in the birthing process. A natural storyteller, she has researched customs and ceremonies from around the world, revealing extraordinary fertility, contraception and abortion practices both modern and ancient. Eve is an insightful and compelling journey through social history; from prehistorical Egypt and Mesopotamia, traveling through ancient Greece and the Roman Empire, taking in the Middle Ages and ending in the present day. Royalties will go to Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
eBook Publisher: Summersdale Non Fiction/Summersdale Non Fiction
Fictionwise Release Date: February 2007
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