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Bodies, Sex and Desire from the Renaissance to the Present Genders and Sexualities in History

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ISBN 10: 0230283683 / ISBN 13: 9780230283688
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Title: Bodies, Sex and Desire from the Renaissance ...

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Hardcover. 288 pages. Dimensions: 8.6in. x 5.3in. x 0.9in.An examination of how bodies and sexualities have been constructed, categorised, represented, diagnosed, experienced and subverted from the fifteenth to the early twenty-first century. It draws attention to continuities in thinking about bodies and sex: concept may have changed, but hey nevertheless draw on older ideas and language. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780230283688

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Synopsis: An examination of how bodies and sexualities have been constructed, categorised, represented, diagnosed, experienced and subverted from the fifteenth to the early twenty-first century. It draws attention to continuities in thinking about bodies and sex: concept may have changed, but hey nevertheless draw on older ideas and language.

About the Author: KATE FISHER is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter, UK, and has published Birth Control, Sex and Marriage in Britain c.1918-1960 (2006) and (with Simon Szreter) Sex Before the Sexual Revolution: Intimate Life in England, 1918-1963 (2010). She co-directs, with Rebeca Langlands, Sexual Knowledge, Sexual History, funded by the Wellcome Trust.
SARAH TOULALAN is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter, UK. Her book Imagining Sex: Pornography and Bodies in Seventeenth-century England was published in 2007. She is now working on a project on children and sex (knowledge and abuse) in early modern England funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

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