A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Enlightenment

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In the period between 1650 and 1820 new worlds of sex opened up. This was a pivotal time when old religious beliefs and medical theories about sexuality and the body clashed with innovatory ideas emerging from natural science and philosophy. In addition, a burgeoning print industry fed a rapidly expanding reading public with erotica. With the breakdown of old community networks and increased urbanization, authorities reacted to increased sexual license with a raft of new regulations designed to curtail variations in sexual ...

A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Enlightenment 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472554765

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A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Enlightenment 2012, Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN-13: 9781847888037

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