By (author) Angus McLaren
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Twentieth-century Sexuality by Angus McLaren
Book DescriptionThis book provides a fascinating history of sexuality in twentieth--century Europe and North America. Angus McLaren draws upon legal, medical and literary sources to demonstrate how modern sexuality has been shaped by race, class, gender and generational preoccupations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631208136
(229mm x 154mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Jul-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Angus McLaren
Reproduction by Design, Hardback (March 2012)
Drawing on novels, plays, and films of the 1920s and '30s, as well as the work of biologists, psychiatrists, and sexologists, this title brings together the experience and perception of modernity with sexuality, technology, and ecological concerns into a cogent discussion of science's place in reproduction in British and American cultural history.
Impotence, Hardback (May 2007)
A cultural history of impotence that shows us that the failure of men to rise to the occasion has been a recurrent topic since the dawn of human culture. This work also explores the surprising political and social effects of impotence.
Trials of Masculinity, Paperback (July 1999)» View all books by Angus McLaren
In this history of manhood and masculinity, the author argues that modern formulations of masculinity, despite any sense of naturalness and constancy, are in fact, idealized cultural products of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Author Biography - Angus McLaren
Angus McLaren is Professor of History at the University of Victoria, BC, Canada and Associate Editor of the Journal of the History of Sexuality. He has taught at the University of Calgary and has been a Visiting Fellow at St. Antonya s College, Oxford and Clare Hall, Cambridge. He is the author of A History of Contraception and has also researched widely on the history of abortion, eugenics and twentieth century sexuality.
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