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The marvelous hairy girls : the Gonzales sisters and their worlds, Merry Wiesner-Hanks

Label
The marvelous hairy girls : the Gonzales sisters and their worlds
Title
The marvelous hairy girls
Title remainder
the Gonzales sisters and their worlds
Statement of responsibility
Merry Wiesner-Hanks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book tells the extraordinary story of three sixteenth century sisters who, along with their father and brothers, were afflicted with an extremely rare genetic condition that made them unusually hairy
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wiesner, Merry E.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1075.5.E85
LC item number
W54 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2009 J-573
  • WR 455
NLM item number
W651m 2009
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gonzales, Maddalena
  • Gonzales, Pedro
  • Gonzales, Antonietta
  • Gonzales, Francesca
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Congenital Abnormalities
  • Gender Identity
  • History, 16th Century
  • History, 17th Century
  • Women
  • Sex role
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Women
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Sex role
  • Women
  • Europe
Label
The marvelous hairy girls : the Gonzales sisters and their worlds, Merry Wiesner-Hanks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [226]-242) and index
Contents
Preface: the Gonzales sisters and their worlds -- Wonders, beasts, and wild folk: inner and outer worlds in Renaissance Europe -- Myths and histories: the new worlds of the West -- Massacring beasts, monstrous women, and educated gentlemen: the world of the court -- The sanctity of marriage, the marvel of birth: the world of the family -- God's miraculous creation: the world of religion -- Medical marvels and cabinets of curiosities: the world of scientists and collectors -- Afterword: the many stories of the Gonzales sisters
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 248 p.
Isbn
9780300127331
Isbn Type
(ci : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008044089
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)262432327
  • (OCoLC)ocn262432327
Label
The marvelous hairy girls : the Gonzales sisters and their worlds, Merry Wiesner-Hanks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [226]-242) and index
Contents
Preface: the Gonzales sisters and their worlds -- Wonders, beasts, and wild folk: inner and outer worlds in Renaissance Europe -- Myths and histories: the new worlds of the West -- Massacring beasts, monstrous women, and educated gentlemen: the world of the court -- The sanctity of marriage, the marvel of birth: the world of the family -- God's miraculous creation: the world of religion -- Medical marvels and cabinets of curiosities: the world of scientists and collectors -- Afterword: the many stories of the Gonzales sisters
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 248 p.
Isbn
9780300127331
Isbn Type
(ci : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008044089
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)262432327
  • (OCoLC)ocn262432327

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