Hermaphroditism, Medical Science and Sexual Identity in Spain, 18501960

By (author) Richard Cleminson, Francisco Vázquez García

Publication date:

31 October 2009

Length of book:

288 pages


University of Wales Press



ISBN-13: 9780708322048

Analyses the medical category of 'hermaphroditism' in Spain over the period 1850-1960. This title attempts to show how the relationship between the male and female body, biological 'sex', gender and sexuality constantly changed in the light of emerging medical, legal and social influences.