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The Invention of Pornography, 1500-1800: Obscenity and the Origins of Modernity

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In America today the debate over the censorship of pornography continues to call into question the values of a modern, democratic culture. The Invention of Pornography, a groundbreaking collection of critical essays, traces the history and uses of pornography in early modern Europe, offering for the first time the historical perspective crucial to understanding current controversies in politics and the arts.

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collection of ten essays tracing the history and various uses of pornography in early modern Europe

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In America today the debate over the censorship of pornography continues to call into question the values of a modern, democratic culture.

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ISBN:
9780942299694
Editor:
Hunt, Lynn
Publisher:
Zone Books
Editor:
Hunt, Lynn
Author:
Hunt, Lynn
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Customs
Subject:
Pornography
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Pornography -- Europe -- History.
Subject:
Gender Studies-Pornography
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
The Invention of Pornography, 1500-1800
Publication Date:
19960831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
49
Pages:
412
Dimensions:
8.7 x 6.1 x 1.3 in

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