- Paperback: 344 pages
- Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (November 12, 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0415138957
- ISBN-13: 978-0415138956
- Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,954,699 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Hippocrates' Woman: Reading the Female Body in Ancient Greece 1st Edition
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About the Author
Helen King is Lecturer in the Departments of Classics and History at the University of Reading. She is a co-author of Hysteria Beyond Freud (1993).