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Title Children and sexuality : from the Greeks to the Great War / edited by George Rousseau.

Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.7708309 C437s 2007    ---  Available
Description xviii, 371 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Juvenile crime, aggression and abuse in fifth-century Athens : a case study / Michael Vickers and Daphne Nash Briggs ; responses by Josephine Crawley Quinn and Alfonso Moreno -- Incest between adults and children in the medieval world / Elizabeth Archibald ; response by Elisabeth Dutton -- 'Under-age' sexual activity in reformation Geneva / William G. Naphy ; responses by Tom Betteridge and Nick Davidson -- Privilege, power and sexual abuse in Georgian Oxford / George Rousseau ; response by Tim Hitchcock -- 'You have made me tear the veil from those most secret feelings' : John Addington Symonds amidst the children / George Rousseau ; response by Katherine D. Watson -- Platonic dons, adolescent bodies : Benjamin Jowett, John Addington Symonds, Walter Pater / Stefano Evangelista ; response by Richard Dellamora -- The nineteenth-century photographic likeness and the body of the child / Lindsay Smith ; response by Lawrence Gasquet -- Victorian girlhood : eroticizing the maternal, maternalizing the erotic : same-sex relations between girls, c. 1880-1920 / Alison Hennegan ; response by Josephine McDonagh -- At once a-sexual and anal : Baden-Powell and the Boy Scouts / Elleke Boehmer ; response by Mark Harrison -- Child sexual abuse : an anthropological perspective / Heather Montgomery.
Note "Children and Sexuality is a bracing reminder that the young were eroticized long before pedophiles discovered the Internet. A haunting, meticulous and provocative book that places the modern anxiety about lost innocence in historical context and raises thorny questions about adult-child relations in every era."--Carl Honore.
Subject Children and sex -- Europe -- History.
Sex crimes -- Europe -- History.
Sex customs -- Europe -- History.
Europe -- Social life and customs.
Europe -- Moral conditions.
Sexuality -- history -- Europe.
Child -- Europe.
Added Author Rousseau, George.
ISBN 9780230525269 (alk. paper)
0230525261 (alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780230525263 (hardback)

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