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Author McLaren, Angus.

Title Twentieth-century sexuality : a history / Angus McLaren
Published Oxford : Blackwell, 1999
Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 1999


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Description viii, 296 pages ; 23 cm
Series Family, sexuality, and social relations in past times
Family, sexuality, and social relations in past times.
Contents 1. 'The Cult of the Clitoris': Sexual Panics and the First World War -- 2. 'Hypersexual Youths': Premarital Sex and the Sex Educators -- 3. 'Selfish Beasts': Marriage Manuals and the Eroticization of Marriage -- 4. 'Race Suicide': Birth Control, Abortion and Family Stability -- 5. 'Perverts': Mannish Women, Effeminate Men and the Sex Doctors -- 6. 'Frigidity': Sigmund Freud, Psychoanalysis and Gender -- 7. 'Compulsory Heterosexuality': Eugenicists, Fascists and Nazis -- 8. 'Surveying Sex': From Alfred C. Kinsey to Hugh Hefner -- 9. 'Sexual Revolution?': the Pill, Permissiveness and Politics -- 10. 'Backlash': AIDS and the Sexual Counter-revolution
Summary "This book provides a 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."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page) and index
Notes English
Subject Sex (Psychology)
Sex (Psychology) -- History -- 20th century.
Sex and history.
Sex customs -- History -- 20th century.
Sex -- History -- 20th century.
Sex -- 20th century.
Sexual ethics -- History -- 20th century.
Social history -- 20th century.
Sex -- history
Sexual Behavior -- history.
LC no. 98033145
ISBN 0631208127
Other Titles 20th-Century sexuality
20th century sexuality