A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Age of Empire

A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Age of Empire

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847888044
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Series: The Cultural Histories Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Chiara Beccalossi is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for the History of European Discourses, University of Queensland, Australia, and author of Female Sexual Inversion: Same-Sex Desires in Italian and British Sexology. Ivan Crozier is Senior Lecturer in the Science Studies Unit at the University of Edinburgh.

Table of Contents

Preface
Series Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations

1 Introduction: The Cultural History of Sexuality in the Nineteenth Century
Chiara Beccalossi, University of Queensland, Australia and Ivan Crozier, University of Edinburgh, UK

2 Heterosexuality: An Unfettered Capacity for Degeneracy
Chad Parkhill and Elizabeth Stephens, both University of Queensland, Australia

3 Homosexuality: European and Colonial Encounters
Sean Brady, Birkbeck College, London, UK

4 Sexual Variations
Lisa Downing, University of Exeter, UK

5 Sex, Religion, and the Law: The Regulation of Sexual Behaviors, 1820-1920
Louise A. Jackson, University of Edinburgh, UK

6 Sex, Medicine and Disease: From Reproduction to Sexuality
Chiara Beccalossi, University of Queensland, Australia

7 Sex, Popular Beliefs and Culture: Discourses on the Sexual Child
Gail Hawkes, University of New England, Australia and R. Danielle Egan, St Lawrence University in Canton, USA

8 Prostitution: The Age of Empires
Raelene Frances, Monash University, Australia

9 Erotica: Sexual Imagery, Empires, and Colonies
Ruth Ford, La Trobe University, Australia

Notes
Bibliography
Contributors
Index

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