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Feminist Issues

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 39–53 | Cite as

Victorian clitoridectomy: Isaac Baker Brown and his harmless operative procedure

  • Elizabeth Sheehan
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British Medical Journal Feminist Issue 1866 Correspondence Labium Minora Moral Training 
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  • Elizabeth Sheehan

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