Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: reproductive cycles

  • A history of blood: hysteria, taboos, and evil

    Danielle Dalechek Norfolk, Virginia, United States   The witch no. 1. Joseph E Baker. c1892. Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication. “Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?” — Carl Jung   Historically, the opposite of purity was often viewed and represented…