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Ravished: Sexual Violence in Victorian Australia
Often gruelling to read, this book, the first detailed historical study of sexual assault in Australia, is as illuminating as it is unforgettable. The author opens the window on nineteenth century attitudes towards the law, violence, sex, sexual orientation and gender, often with surprising results. The chapters cover various forms of sexual assault from male/female rape ...more
Unknown Binding, 276 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by UNSW Press
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This book was a solid contribution to the shallow pool of knowledge of Victorian crime and even less when looking at sexual based crime. I found the analysis a little bit contrived and the newspaper analysis at the end of each chapter more so. However when there isn't anything else to reference ...