Palgrave Advances in the Modern History of Sexuality by H. G. / Houlbrook, Matt Cocks

By H. G. / Houlbrook, Matt Cocks

Palgrave Advances within the glossy heritage of Sexuality deals a finished and obtainable evaluation of historic debate within the heritage of ecu and American sexuality because c. 1750. every one bankruptcy explores intimately one subject matter, corresponding to race, pornography, marriage, technology or faith, which historians have obvious as necessary to writing the historical past of sexuality. The publication hence not just bargains a large advent to the state-of-the-art, but additionally indicates new instructions for study and debate.

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24. Cook, Long Sexual Revolution, chapters 2 and 5. 25. Hajnal, ‘European Marriage Patterns’, pp. 101–43. 26. Simon Szreter, Fertility, Class and Gender in Britain, 1860–1940 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996). 27. K. Nield, ‘Introduction’, Prostitution in the Victorian Age: Debates on the Issue from 19th-century Critical Journals (Farnborough: Gregg, 1973). Ronald Pearsall, demography 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 39 The Worm in the Bud: The World of Victorian Sexuality (London: Pimlico, 1969).

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41 42 palgrave advances in the modern history of sexuality First and foremost, what, exactly, is sexology? 2 By this time, however, even if the term was rarely used, sexology was already well on its way to becoming an established science. A number of experts – both in Europe and the United States – had already contributed to that science, their discoveries, theories and pronouncements on sexual matters increasingly respected and more and more influential. ’3 Writing earlier, in the 1860s, the American feminist Elizabeth Willard had anticipated Marañón’s assertion in a book which, like Walling’s, was entitled Sexology.

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