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The History of Sexuality Sourcebook free pdf Mathew Kuefler has created a unique sourcebook that crosses all continents and transcends historical periods. Ancient, medieval, and modern voices from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas offer their opinions on topics from love and marriage to patriarchy and censorship while excerpts from religious, legal, political, and poetic texts comment on sex and human existence. Sappho, Mencius, Jesus, Karl Marx, Mahatma Gandhi, and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick all have their say on sex and desire. Roman emperors, Hindu mystics, geishas, Nazis, and the Kinsey Report are all represented in this first of its kind collection. A truly stimulating array of documents relating to all aspects of sexuality. Thoughtful commentary, questions for discussion, and recommended further readings accompany each excerpt. The Sourcebook also includes 24 black and white illustrations and an index.

About Mathew Kuefler

Mathew Kuefler is an Associate Professor of History at San Diego State University and the Editor of the Journal of the History of Sexuality. He is the author of The Manly Eunuch: Masculinity, Gender Ambiguity, and Christian Ideology in Late Antiquity and the editor of The Boswell Thesis: Essays for the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of John Boswell?s Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality.

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Author : Mathew Kuefler
Publisher : Broadview Press Ltd
Data Published : 03 January 2007
ISBN : 155111738X
EAN : 9781551117386
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 455 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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