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Bodies, Sex and Desire from the Renaissance to the Present (Genders and Sexualities in History)

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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. It draws attention to continuities in thinking about bodies and sex: concept may have changed, but hey nevertheless draw on older ideas and language.
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
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