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Author Angier, Natalie.
Title Woman : an intimate geography / Natalie Angier.
Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999.

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Author Angier, Natalie.
Subject Women -- Physiology.
Women -- Psychology.
Sex differences.
Sex Characteristics.
Women -- psychology.
Alt Name NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xvi, 398 pages ; 24 cm
polychrome rdacc
Note "A Peter Davison book."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-382) and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585102481 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42922595
Additional Format Original (DLC) 98047634 (OCoLC)40163506.
Table of Contents
 Introduction: Into the Light 
1Unscrambling the Egg: It Begins with One Perfect Solar Cell1
2The Mosaic Imagination: Understanding the "Female" Chromosome17
3Default Line: Is the Female Body a Passive Construct?36
4The Well-Tempered Clavier: On the Evolution of the Clitoris57
5Suckers and Horns: The Prodigal Uterus82
6Mass Hysteria: Losing the Uterus110
7Circular Reasonings: The Story of the Breast123
8Holy Water: Breast Milk144
9A Gray and Yellow Basket: The Bounteous Ovary162
10Greasing the Wheels: A Brief History of Hormones177
11Venus in Furs: Estrogen and Desire193
12Mindful Menopause: Can We Live Without Estrogen?207
13There's No Place Like Notoriety: Mothers, Grandmothers, and Other Great Dames216
14Wolf Whistles and Hyena Smiles: Testosterone and Women238
15Spiking the Punch: In Defense of Female Aggression263
16Cheap Meat: Learning to Make a Muscle285
17Labor of Love: The Chemistry of Human Bondage300
18Of Hoggamus and Hogwash: Putting Evolutionary Psychology on the Couch322
19A Skeptic in Paradise: A Call for Revolutionary Psychology355

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