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People's Porn A History of Handmade Pornography in America
ISBN: HB: 9781789142266, Reaktion Books, June 2020
256 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 99 illus., 70 in colour
"The People's Porn" is the first history of American handmade and homemade pornography, which offers the back story to the explosion of amateur pornography on the Internet. In doing so, it is a much-needed counterweight to the ahistorical and ideolog...
Licentious Worlds Sex and Exploitation in Global Empires
ISBN: HB: 9781789141405, Reaktion Books, October 2019
368 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 120 illus., 60 in colour
"Licentious Worlds" is a history of sexual attitudes and behaviour through five hundred years of empire-building around the world. In a graphic and sometimes unsettling account, Julie Peakman examines colonization and the imperial experience puttting...
Sex in the World of Myth
ISBN: HB: 9781780239774, Reaktion Books, July 2018
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
In "Sex in the World of Myth", David Leeming argues that sex is as important in myths as it is in our lives. Myths are our cultural dreams, and sex is pervasive in all mythologies because it has obsessed and confused us like nothing else – what's mor...
Pleasure's All Mine A History of Perverse Sex
ISBN: PB: 9781780236759, Reaktion Books, October 2016
472 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 64 colour illus., 114 black&white illus.
What is perverse sex and what isn't? Now available in paperback, "The Pleasure's All Mine" explores the gamut of sexual activity that has been seen as strange, abnormal or deviant over the last 2,000 years. This first comprehensive history of sexual...
Dismembering the Male Men's Bodies, Britain and the Great War
ISBN: PB: 9781861890351, Reaktion Books, March 1999
336 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 66 illus.
That notions of femininity were seriously disrupted during the First World War has become obvious in recent years. But what happened to masculinity at the same time? Based on letters, diaries and oral histories, "Dismembering the Mal"e explores the i...