Julie Laskaris

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To a biologist like myself, a chance to visit Australia and New Zealand was a tremendous opportunity to explore regions of the planet that are completely different from the north temperate ecosystems I am most familiar with. Because of their longstanding isolation in both time and space from other landmasses, Australia and New Zealand are characterized by(More)
Hippocratic therapies employing animal excrement are gender-specific, appearing almost exclusively in the gynaecological treatises, and reflecting Greek conceptions of women, as von Staden observed. These texts also contain the only early references to the use, likewise by women only, of another symbolic substance--human milk. Both therapies are recommended(More)
........ .......................................................................................................... xiii CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION........................ ........................................................1 Literature Background .............................................................................................2 Purpose of the(More)
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