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Brutality and Desire: War and Sexuality in Europe's Twentieth Century (Genders and Sexualities in History)

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Tracing sexual violence in Europes twentieth century from the Armenian genocide to Auschwitz and Algeria to Bosnia, this pathbreaking volume expands military history to include the realm of sexuality. Examining both stories of consensual romance and of intimate brutality, it also contributes significant new insights to the history of sexuality.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published January 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published December 1st 2008)
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