When passion reigned: sex and the Victorians
Dispelling popular conceptions that view the Victorian era as sexually prudish or repressive, a lighthearted reexamination explains that Victorian sexuality was carefully nurtured, fashionable, and pervasive. National ad/promo.
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Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America
John D'Emilio,Estelle B. Freedman
Limited preview - 1988
BOSOMS AND BUSTLES
MUSCLES AND MANHOOD
Chapter THE MAKING OFLOVEMAKING
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