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New PDF release: Bodies, Sex and Desire from the Renaissance to the Present

By Kate Fisher, Sarah Toulalan

ISBN-10: 0230354122

ISBN-13: 9780230354128

ISBN-10: 1349329002

ISBN-13: 9781349329007

An exam of ways our bodies and sexualities were developed, labeled, represented, clinically determined, skilled and subverted from the 15th to the early twenty-first century. It attracts recognition to continuities in brooding about our bodies and intercourse: idea can have replaced, yet howdy however draw on older rules and language.

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4. For an excellent discussion of ‘turning points’ see chapter 5, ‘Periodisation’ in Ludmilla Jordanova (2000) History in Practice (London: Arnold). 5. indd 20 9/19/2011 4:36:53 PM Introduction 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 21 Bones: The Anatomy of Sexual Difference in the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries’, Isis, 94, 274–99, pp. 276, 290. For a brief discussion of nineteenth-century use of humoral terms see Christopher E. Forth and Ivan Crozier (2005) ‘Introduction: Parts, Wholes, and People’ in Christopher E.

Halperin (1998) ‘Forgetting Foucault: Acts, Identities, and the History of Sexuality’, Representations, 63, 93–120. indd 23 9/19/2011 4:36:53 PM 24 Bodies, Sex and Desire from the Renaissance to the Present 45. Katherine Crawford (2010) ‘Sexuality: Of Man, Woman, and Beastly Business’ in Linda Kalof and William Bynum (eds) A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance (Oxford and New York: Berg), p. 61. 46. See also Martin Ingram (1987) Church Courts, Sex and Marriage in England, 1570–1640 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) and Merry Wiesner-Hanks (2000) Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World: Regulating Desire, Reforming Practice (London and New York: Routledge).

Katherine Crawford (2010) ‘Sexuality: Of Man, Woman, and Beastly Business’ in Linda Kalof and William Bynum (eds) A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance (Oxford and New York: Berg), p. 61. 46. See also Martin Ingram (1987) Church Courts, Sex and Marriage in England, 1570–1640 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) and Merry Wiesner-Hanks (2000) Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World: Regulating Desire, Reforming Practice (London and New York: Routledge). 47. For discussion of the importance of successful marital relations to social stability and inheritance see, for example, Toulalan, Imagining Sex, Chapter 2.

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