Sexualities in History: A Reader

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Kim M. Phillips, Barry Reay
Psychology Press, 2002 - History - 468 pages
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Over the past twenty years, historians have overturned nearly everything we once took for granted about human sexuality. Gender, sexual orientation, "deviance," and even the biology of sex have been unmasked for what they are-historically specific, culturally contested, and above all, unstable constructions.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Sexuality and History Revisited
27
Forgerting Foucault
42
Bodies That Dont Matrer
71
Ut cum muliere
90
Gender and Generation
105
Bodies and Minds
129
Redefining Sex in EighteenthCentury England
185
Trade Wolves and the Boundaries of Normal Manhood
293
Toward a ValueFree Science of Sex
327
Negotiating Sex and Gender in the Atrorney Generals
359
AIDS and the Discursive Construction of Homosexuality 375 vii
375
Regulated Passions
386
Hotrentot 2000
407
Leatherdyke Boys and Theit Daddies
421
The Game Gitls of VNS Matrix
434

o Sex for Thought
203
Parasexuality and Glamour
222
Anne Listers Construction of Lesbian Identity
247
Richard von KrafftEbings StepChildren of Nature
271
Notes on the Contributors
453
Index
461
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About the author (2002)

KimM. Philips is Lecturer in History, University of Auckland.

Reay is Professor of History at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

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