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

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


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