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Bodies, Sex and Desire from the Renaissance to the Present (Genders and Sexualities in History) Hardcover – 18 Oct 2011

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2011 edition (18 Oct. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0230283683
  • ISBN-13: 978-0230283688
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.5 x 22.9 cm
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Book Description

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

About the Author

KATE FISHER 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 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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