History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present Moral and Physical Reasons for its Performance
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History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present Moral and Physical Reasons for its Performance

By P. C. (Peter Charles) Remondino
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  • HISTORY OF CIRCUMCISION FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • CHAPTER I. Antiquity of Circumcision.
  • CHAPTER II. Theories as to the Origin of Circumcision.
  • CHAPTER III. Spread of Circumcision.
  • CHAPTER IV. Circumcision Among Savage Tribes.
  • CHAPTER V. Infibulation, Muzzling, and other Curious Practices.
  • CHAPTER VI. Attempts to Abolish Circumcision.
  • CHAPTER VII. Miracles and the Holy Prepuce.
  • CHAPTER VIII. History of Emasculation, Castration, and Eunuchism.
  • CHAPTER IX. Philosophical Considerations Relating to Eunuchism and Medicine.
  • CHAPTER X. Hermaphrodism and Hypospadias.
  • CHAPTER XI. Religio Medici.
  • CHAPTER XII. Hebraic Circumcision.
  • CHAPTER XIII. Mezizah, the Fourth or Objectionable Act of Suction.
  • CHAPTER XIV. What are the Benefits of Circumcision?
  • CHAPTER XV. Predisposition to and Exemption and Immunity from Disease.
  • CHAPTER XVI. The Prepuce, Syphilis, and Phthisis.
  • CHAPTER XVII. Some Reasons for Being Circumcised.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. The Prepuce as an Outlaw, and its Effects on the Glans.
  • CHAPTER XIX. Is the Prepuce a Natural Physiological Appendage?
  • CHAPTER XX. The Prepuce, Phimosis, and Cancer.
  • CHAPTER XXI. The Prepuce and Gangrene of the Penis.
  • CHAPTER XXII. The Prepuce, Calculi, and Other Annoyances.
  • CHAPTER XXIII. Reflex Neuroses and the Prepuce.
  • CHAPTER XXIV. Dysuria, Enuresis, and Retention of Urine.
  • CHAPTER XXV. General Systemic Diseases Induced by the Prepuce.
  • CHAPTER XXVI. Surgical Operations Performed on the Prepuce.
  • NOTES TO TEXT.
  • WORKS AND AUTHORITIES QUOTED.
  • INDEX
    • Transcriber’s Notes & Errata
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