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7 edition of The Technology of Orgasm found in the catalog.

The Technology of Orgasm

"Hysteria," the Vibrator, and Women"s Sexual Satisfaction (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)

by Rachel P. Maines

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex & sexuality,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Science / History,
  • Electronics - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870701M
    ISBN 100801866464
    ISBN 109780801866463


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