Author: Natalie Angier
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1844089916
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'Anyone living in or near a female body should read this book' - Gloria Steinem 'Women have long been regarded as slaves to biology and evolution, prisoners in a hormonal swamp.

The Canon

Author: Natalie Angier
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571250092
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New York Times science writer Natalie Angier argues that this neglected canon should be essential knowledge - like Shakespeare, Beethoven or Picasso - for any cultured person, and The Canon makes these scientific fundamentals both exciting ...

Sex Itself

Author: Sarah S. Richardson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022608471X
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6. C. Gunter, “She Moves in Mysterious Ways,” Nature 434, no. 7031 (2005): 279.
7. David Bainbridge, The X in Sex: How the X Chromosome Controls Our Lives (
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003); Natalie Angier, Woman: An
Intimate Geography (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999); Natalie Angier, “For
Motherly X Chromosome, Gender Is Only the Beginning,” New York Times, 1 May
2007. 8. See, e.g., P. S. Burgoyne, “The Mammalian Y Chromosome: A New
Perspective,” ...

Intimate Geography

Author: Tamsen Parker
Publisher: Tamsen Parker
ISBN: 1942427018
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Instead, I'm stunned into silence. Explaining that I'm his sometimesubmissive is
not going to get me in to see him or even get me any information on his condition.
Fuck. “I'm India Burke,” I stall until I can formulate something reasonable to offer. “
I'm Mr. Ardmore's—” “Fiancée,” supplies a soft, authoritative voice to my left.
When I glance over my shoulder, I see the woman who must've borne and raised
Crispin. The resemblance is unmistakable. I could've picked her out in a crowd
even ...

On Not Being Able To Sleep

Author: Jacqueline Rose
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446418413
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Woman, to the monstrous inflictions and mutilations enacted on women's bodies,
mainly at men's but sometimes at women's own behest, Angier comes at the
same problem from the other end. 'This book,' she opens, is a 'celebration of the
female body'; woman is an 'evolutionary masterpiece'. Science, including
Darwinian science, can be mobilised in the service of seeing how and why
women's bodies – so miraculously – work. Woman: An Intimate Geography is a
kind of conjuring ...

Archaeologies Of An Uncertain Future

Author: Karen S. McPherson
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 077356022X
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The post office, the mail, the kitchen, the table, the bed. I know this intimate
geography of women. This other side of the official history with its display of dates
, wars, territorial trafficking, the pretension of ruling the world, the incapacity of
foreseeing its decline or fall.] In Ana Historic, the domestic space of women's
intimate geography,” imagined as women's shared, private space, also becomes
the scene of women's writing. The novel opens with the female narrator's
whispered call into ...

How Women Got Their Curves And Other Just So Stories

Author: David P. Barash
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231518390
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At the same time, most people have no idea how many secrets are hidden within
women, all ofwhom pose biological conundrums that are genuinely unique to
them not only as individuals, but also as women. In 1999, science journalist
Natalie Angier wrote Woman: An Intimate Geography.6 Her excellent book
surveys the female body, with different chapters devoted to various anatomic “
continents,” such as the ovaries, uterus, clitoris, and so forth. Instead of focusing,
as Angier does, ...

Am I Still A Woman

Author: Jean Elson
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781592132119
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"Hysterectomy and sexual counseling." Psychiatric Journal of the University of
Ottawa 8:213-17. Angier, Natalie. 1997. "In culture of hysterectomies, many
question their necessity." New York Times, February 17, A1. 1999. Woman: An
intimate geography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Annegers, J. F., H. Strom, D. G.
Decker, M. B. Dockerty, and M. O'Fallon. 1979. "Ovarian cancer: Incidence and
case-control study." Cancer 43: 723-29. Bachmann, Gloria A. 1990. "
Psychosexual aspects of ...

Gun Women

Author: Mary Zeiss Stange
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814739911
Size: 69.84 MB
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Laycock, “Vicious Stereotypes in Polite Society,” 401. 31. Natalie Angier, Woman:
An Intimate Geography (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999)
, 265,267. 32. Anne Campbell, Men, Women, and Aggression (New York: Basic
Books, 1993), 37–38. 33. Jones, “Living with Guns, Playing with Fire,” 43. 34. “
Where Do We Go from Here? A Interview with Ann Jones,” Ms., (September/
October 1994), 60. 35. Carol Silver and Don Kates, “SelfDefense, Handgun
Ownership, ...