Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 4642
Author(s): Polinska, Wioleta.
Title : Bodies Under Siege: Eating Disorders and Self-Mutilation Among Women [The author compares and contrasts present-day eating disorders with medieval holy women's behaviors and suggests that in both cases women are seeking self-determination and autonomy].
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Religion , 68., 3 (September 2000):  Pages 569 - 589.
Year of Publication: 2000.