The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality through History

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality through History
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1800
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0313333599
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Greenwood Press
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Sex and love are central to daily life and to all nations. But despite the universality of these sentiments, their expression is largely shaped by the cultures in which they occur. Thus the ancient Greek understanding of love and sexuality is very different from the modern American one, for example, and even within particular cultures there is a great deal of variation. This massive set gives students and general readers a sweeping survey of love and sexuality across periods, places, and cultures. Entries cover a wide range of subjects, including customs and practices, authors and works, concepts and institutions, and various other topics. Thus the Encyclopedia defines love and sexuality in terms of cultural contexts. The set includes volumes on particular eras. These are: Volume 1: The Ancient World Volume 2: The Medieval Era Volume 3: The Early Modern Period Volume 4: The Colonial and Revolutionary Era Volume 5: The Nineteenth Century Volume 6: The Modern World. Each volume is...

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