By Sarah Toulalan,Kate Fisher
The Routledge background of intercourse and the Body presents an summary of the most topics surrounding the background of sexuality from 1500 to the current day. The heritage of intercourse and the physique is an increasing box during which vivid debate on, for example, the background of homosexuality, is constructing. This e-book examines the present scholarship and appears in the direction of destiny instructions around the box.
The quantity is split into fourteen thematic chapters, that are cut up into chronological sections 1500 – 1750 and 1750 to give day. targeting the heritage of sexuality and the physique within the West but additionally interactions with a broader globe, those thematic chapters survey the main parts of discussion and dialogue. masking subject matters comparable to technology, id, the gaze, courtship, replica, sexual violence and the significance of race, the amount bargains a entire view of the historical past of intercourse and the physique. The ebook concludes with an afterword within which the reader is invited to think about the various ‘tensions, difficulties and components deserving extra scrutiny’.
Including individuals popular of their box of craftsmanship, this ground-breaking assortment is vital examining for all these attracted to the historical past of sexuality and the body.
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The Routledge History of Sex and the Body: 1500 to the Present (Routledge Histories) by Sarah Toulalan,Kate Fisher