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Title Sexual knowledge, sexual science : the history of attitudes to sexuality / edited by Roy Porter and Mikuláš Teich.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.709 SEXU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 408 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes "This book derives in part from a conference held at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine in the summer of 1991 and organized by Michael Neve and Christine Stevenson"--Acknowledgements.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Sowing the field: Greek and Roman sexology / Helen King -- 2. Sadism, masochism and history, or When is behaviour sado-masochistic? / Vern L. Bullough, Dwight Dixon and Joan Dixon -- 3. Some traditional Indian views on menstruation and female sexuality / Julia Leslie -- 4. Sexual knowledge in England, 1500-1750 / Patricia Crawford -- 5. The transformation of Eve: women's bodies, medicine and culture in early modern England / Robert Martensen -- 6. The literature of sexual advice before 1800 / Roy Porter -- 7. The eclipse of sexual selection theory / Simon J. Frankel -- 8. Mammals, primatology and sexology / Londa Schiebinger -- 9. Krafft-Ebing's psychological understanding of sexual behaviour / Renate Hauser -- 10. The customs of the Magians: the problem of incest in historical societies / Michael Mitterauer -- 11. Masculinity and the Decadence / George L. Mosse -- 12. 'Not a stranger, a doctor': medical men and sexual matters in the late nineteenth century / Angus McLaren.
13. 'May the doctor advise extramarital intercourse?': medical debates on sexual abstinence in Germany, c.1900 / Andreas Hill -- 14. The development of sexology in the USA in the early twentieth century / Vern L. Bullough -- 15. Sigmund Freud and the sexologists: a second reading / Sander L. Gilman -- 16. 'The English have hot-water bottles': the morganatic marriage between medicine and sexology in Britain since William Acton / Lesley A. Hall -- 17. Tainted love / Richard Davenport-Hines and Christopher Phipps.
Other author Porter, Roy, 1946-2002
Teich, Mikuláš.
Subject Sexology -- History -- Congresses.
Sex customs -- History -- Congresses.
ISBN 0521444349 (hard)
0521448913 (paper)