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Volume IX, Number
Considerations of body and mind.
The Oneida Community challenged American standards of sex and marriage.
A history of the four humors.
Scholars in the 1970s compiling the first comprehensive Sumerian dictionary struggled to interpret a phrase that translated into English as “He put a hot fish in her navel.”
Voices In Time
Displaying the parts that decency hides. More
Helen Keller has a feeling. More
Charts & Graphs
Life in a human body comes with its ups and downs.
Your body is the church where nature asks to be reverenced.
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By Sarah Marshall
The history of bringing gore to stage and screen. More
In California, a new law is making vaccines mandatory for schoolchildren.
In the nineteenth century, some challenged the necessity of smallpox vaccination.
The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian speaks with Lewis Lapham about her latest book, The Bully Pulpit.