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Gender Reversals and Gender Cultures is a suite of in particular commissioned essays taking a move cultural and move historic standpoint at the topic. The ebook files the universality of gender reversals, with chapters starting from early Christianity as much as the current. It examines how gender reversals are sure up with taboo, and the way this underlies a number of non secular and formality actions. Gender Reversals and Gender Cultures additionally indicates how attitudes to gender-reversal can display a lot a couple of specific tradition. Anne Bolin, Elon collage, Judith Ochshorn, college of South Florida, Karen Torjesen, Claremont Graduate university, California, Julia Welch, Winfried Schleiner, Unive

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