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  • Sin, Sickness and Sanity: A History of Sexual Attitudes book cover

    Sin, Sickness and Sanity

    A History of Sexual Attitudes, 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough, Bonnie Bullough

    Originally published in 1977. For centuries myth, misinformation and taboo have distorted our vision of our sexual nature. This book examines such cultural phenomena: from Greek dualistic thought to Buddhist philosophy; from the attempt of early Christian sects to promote total chastity to…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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  • Homosexuality: A History (From Ancient Greece to Gay Liberation) book cover

    Homosexuality

    A History (From Ancient Greece to Gay Liberation), 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough

    Originally published in 1979. This is at once a look at the realities of homosexuality in history and an examination of the myths that have grown up around it. The record of practices and prejudices moves from biblical and classical through early and medieval Christian, Renaissance, and Victorian…

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  • Sexual Moralities in France, 1780-1980: New Ideas on the Family, Divorce, and Homosexuality: An Essay on Moral Change book cover

    Sexual Moralities in France, 1780-1980

    New Ideas on the Family, Divorce, and Homosexuality: An Essay on Moral Change, 1st Edition

    By Antony Copley

    Originally published in 1989. This is the first history of modern France to explore the long-term origins of the libertarian revolt. It traces the moral history from the eighteenth century to the 1960s, examining the questions of marriage and divorce, homosexuality, and sexual morality. It includes…

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  • The Sexuality Papers: Male Sexuality and the Social Control of Women book cover

    The Sexuality Papers

    Male Sexuality and the Social Control of Women, 1st Edition

    By Lal Coveney, Margaret Jackson, Sheila Jeffreys, Leslie Kay, Pat Mahony

    Originally published in 1984. The history of sex in the last 100 years has usually been written as a story of progress from repression to sexual liberation. This book argues that the reverse is true, demonstrating that the ‘sexual revolution’ came as a backlash to a women’s movement which…

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  • Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives: Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England book cover

    Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives

    Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England, 1st Edition

    By G. R. Quaife

    Originally published in 1979. This highly detailed study of illicit sex amongst the peasantry of Somerset between 1601 and 1660 recreates the atmosphere of the period and questions a number of previously accepted hypotheses. Based on the depositions presented to the county and regional courts…

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  • Medieval Sexuality: A Research Guide book cover

    Medieval Sexuality

    A Research Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1990. Well-annotated bibliographical entries cover works on history, religion, medicine, philosophy, law and literature in western Europe from about the third century A.D. through the end of the medieval period. The primary sources are organised thematically, and separately…

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  • Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays book cover

    Sex in the Middle Ages

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1991. Covering courtship, disclosure, diversity, and public implications, the essays here discuss topics such as erotic magic, nakedness, physicians’ attitudes about sex, boy-love, saints and sex, and the politics of sodomy, as they were manifested in medieval Europe and the…

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  • Forbidden Femininity: Child Sexual Abuse and Female Sexuality book cover

    Forbidden Femininity

    Child Sexual Abuse and Female Sexuality, 1st Edition

    By Colin Crawford

    First Published in 1997, Crawford attempts to contextualise ideas of female sexuality as signified in academic, popular and in literary publications. Exploring themes of maternal sexuality, the suppression of female sexuality , clinical case studies and the reality of female sexuality in regards to…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • From Despondency to Ambitions: Women's Changing Perceptions of Self-Employment: Cases from India and Other Developing Countries book cover

    From Despondency to Ambitions: Women's Changing Perceptions of Self-Employment

    Cases from India and Other Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Uschi Kraus-Harper

    First published in 1998, this volume takes an international approach to women’s evolving perspectives on self-employment, with a particular focus on women in India. Author Uschi Kraus-Harper draws on ten years of research and interviews, visits and observations, gathering women’s stories from…

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  • Maintaining the Momentum of Beijing: The Contribution of African Gender NGOs book cover

    Maintaining the Momentum of Beijing

    The Contribution of African Gender NGOs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nana Araba Apt, Naana Agyemang-Mensah, Margaret Grieco

    First published in 1998, this volume collates essays from the perspectives of African women, this volume presents us with equality and access rights faced by African women. Whilst discussing the potential of harnessing advances in information and communication technology to support the…

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  • New-found Voices: Women in Nineteenth-century English Music book cover

    New-found Voices

    Women in Nineteenth-century English Music, 1st Edition

    By Derek Hyde

    First published in 1998, this volume by Derek Hyde remedies the lack of information concerning the contribution made by women to musical life in Britain during the nineteenth century in this carefully researched survey. The book reveals the significant role played by women in the production and…

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  • Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East: The Arab Nude book cover

    Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East

    The Arab Nude, 1st Edition

    Edited by Octavian Esanu

    This edited scholarly volume offers a perspective on the history of the genre of the nude in the Middle East and includes contributions written by scholars from several disciplines (art history, history, anthropology). Each chapter provides a distinct perspective on the early days of the fine arts…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02
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