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Mighty Lewd Books
By Julie Peakman

Mighty Lewd Books

The Development of Pornography in Eighteenth-century England

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Mighty Lewd Books by Julie Peakman

Book Description

Mighty Lewd Books describes the emergence of a new home-grown English pornography. Through the examination of over 500 pieces of British erotica, this book looks at sex as seen in erotic culture, religion and medicine throughout the long eighteenth-century, and provides a radical new approach to the study of sexuality.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403915009
ISBN-10: 1403915008
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 277
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 24-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Julie Peakman

JULIE PEAKMAN is one of the most innovative of the young historians to emerge in the recent explosion of gender history. She lectures in Sex in History, is currently working on her second book on sexual behaviour in the eighteenth-century and is a fellow of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine. She regularly appears at national and international conferences and in the media.

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