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By Charles Upchurch

This e-book examines altering perceptions of intercourse among males in early Victorian Britain, an important but unusually little explored interval within the background of Western sexuality. the dramatic differences of the era—changes within the kinfolk and within the legislation, the emergence of the world's first police strength, the expansion of a countrywide media, and more—Charles Upchurch asks how perceptions of same-sex hope replaced among males, in households, and within the better society. to light up those questions, he mines a wealthy trove of formerly unexamined resources, together with hundreds and hundreds of articles concerning intercourse among males that seemed in mainstream newspapers. the 1st e-book to narrate this subject to broader fiscal, social, and political alterations within the early 19th century, Before Wilde sheds new gentle at the crucial query of ways and whilst intercourse acts grew to become identities.

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