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A Cultural History of Sexuality: Volumes 1-6

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A Cultural History of Sexuality presents an overarching survey from ancient times to the present. With six volumes covering 2800 years, this is the most authoritative history of sexuality in all its many forms across Western cultures.

Volume 1: A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Classical World Edited by Mark Golden, University of Winnipeg, and Peter Toohey, University of Calgary

Volume 2: A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Middle Ages Edited by Ruth Evans, Saint Louis University

Volume 3: A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Renaissance Edited by Bette Talvacchia, University of Connecticut

Volume 4: A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Enlightenment Edited by Julie Peakman, Birkbeck College, University of London

Volume 5: Sexuality in the Age of Empire Edited by Chiara Beccalossi, University of Queensland, Australia, and Ivan Crozier, University of Edinburgh

Volume 6: A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Modern Age Gert Hekma, University of Amsterdam

Each volume discusses the same themes in its chapters:

1. Heterosexuality;2. Homosexuality; 3. Sexual Variations; 4. Sex Religion, and the Law; 5. Sex, Medicine and Disease; 6. Sex, Popular Beliefs and Culture; 7. Prostitution; 8. Erotica. This means readers can either have a broad overview of a period by reading the relevant chapter in each volume.

Synopsis:

An authoritative history of the subject in a 6 volume series. The volumes cover Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age.

About the Author

Julie Peakman teaches at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her recent books include Lascivious Bodies: A Sexual History of the Eighteenth Century and Mighty Lewd Books: The Development of Pornography in Eighteenth-century England. She has also edited Sexual Perversions, 1670-1890, eight volumes of Whore's Bibliographies 1680-1815 and is currently writing a sexual history of the world.

Table of Contents

Volume 1: A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Classical World Edited by Mark Golden, University of Winnipeg, and Peter Toohey, University of Calgary
Volume 2: A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Middle Ages Edited by Ruth Evans, Saint Louis University
Volume 3: A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Renaissance Edited by Bette Talvacchia, University of Connecticut
Volume 4: A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Enlightenment Edited by Julie Peakman, Birkbeck College, University of London
Volume 5: Sexuality in the Age of Empire Edited by Chiara Beccalossi, University of Queensland, Australia, and Ivan Crozier, University of Edinburgh
Volume 6: A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Modern Age Gert Hekma, University of Amsterdam

Product Details

ISBN:
9781472554802
Author:
Peakman, Julie
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Subject:
Human Sexuality
Subject:
Reference - General
Series Volume:
Volumes 1-6
Publication Date:
20140331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Dimensions:
9.6 x 6.8 x 3.9 in 1 lb

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General
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An authoritative history of the subject in a 6 volume series. The volumes cover Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age.
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