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Notable Figures in Nineteenth-Century Feminism

This essay argues that feminist gains in the nineteenth century were frequently driven by the leadership of notable figures, men as well as women. Beginning…

Prostitution and the Contagious Diseases Acts

The Contagious Diseases Acts (1864, 1866, 1869) were introduced in order to combat the high incidence of sexually transmitted disease in the British Army and…

Sexuality (1880–1928)

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, there was vibrant debate among feminists about the way in which male and female sexual behaviour was…

Sex and Class in Women's History Essays from Feminist Studies

The essays collected in this volume reflect the upsurge of interest in the research and writing of feminist history in the 1970s/80s and illustrate the…

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The Routledge History of Sex and the Body 1500 to the Present

The Routledge History of Sex and the Body provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of sexuality from 1500 to the present…

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Looking at Sex Pornography and erotica since 1750

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Suffer and Be Still Women in the Victorian Age

First published in 1972, this book contains a collection of ten essays that document the feminine stereotypes that women fought against, and only partially erased,…

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Prostitution, Race, and Politics Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire

In addition to shouldering the blame for the increasing incidence of venereal disease among sailors and soldiers, prostitutes throughout the British Empire also bore the…

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