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Sex And Education: A Reply To Dr. E.H. Clarke's "Sex In Education"
The periodical function peculiar to women is a point upon which Dr. Clarke dwells with persistent iteration. Its neglect he considers the principal source of disease among the women of our land. Its repression or over-production are equally fatal to health; and, in the years which nature consecrates to its establishment, the recurrence of the function should be observed by the avoidance of bodily and mental fatigue. Dr. Clarke’s reasoning upon this point affirms that American women neglect care in this direction beyond all other women, and that the school education which our girls receive is the moving cause of this neglect....
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Title: Sex And Education: A Reply To Dr. E.H. Clarke's "Sex In Education"
Creator: Julia Ward Howe (author)
Date: 1874
Format: Book
Publisher: Roberts Brothers, Boston
Source: Available at selected libraries
Keywords: Advocacy; Children; Clothing; Disease; Doctors; Education; Educational Institutions; Edward H. Clarke; Exercise; Feminism; Harvard University; Higher Education; Horace Mann; Hygiene; Ideologies; Institutions; Intelligence; Julia Ward Howe; Laws & Regulation; Massachusetts; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Physical Disability; Policy; Psychiatric Disability; Schools; Sexuality; Thomas Wentworth Higginson; Women & Gender
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy