This is a history of 20th century medical explanations for sexual crime, from indecent exposure to sadistic violence, and medico-legal attempts at rehabilitation and cure.
Lust on Trial chronicles intensive efforts to purify American sexuality (1873-1915), and their epic failure.
Marianna Muravyeva Russian history of sexuality is very problematic. We have yet a lot to discover about same-sex relationships, sexual variations and attitudes to various sexual practices on the Russian pathway to modernity. The little we know suggests that one’s sexual identity was subject to close scrutiny from the community, the […]