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What is Female Hysterical Paroxysm?

For centuries throughout the Western world, a common medical diagnosis for women was "female hysteria." One of the most common treatments for this disorder was physi (MORE)
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Victorian Fashion for Women

Today, the Victorian era is often looked at with nostalgic romanticism. The elaborate costumes of the period are appealing to we who live in a jeans-and-t-shirt era, and with (MORE)
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The Rational Dress Reform Movement

How did women's fashion change from the restrictive corsets and heavy petticoats worn for centuries, to the more comfortable and practical clothes available today? The Rationa (MORE)