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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | History

7 edition of Intimate Matters found in the catalog.

Intimate Matters

A History of Sexuality in America

by John D"Emilio

  • 24 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sexuality,
  • Sex customs,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • United States,
  • Sexual behavior,
  • General,
  • Human Sexuality

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9239033M
    ISBN 100060915501
    ISBN 109780060915506

    Since the Intimate Matters book century, sodomy has been regarded as just one manifestation of a person's homosexuality. The focus on individuals led to the greater acceptance of deviant forms of sexuality like same-sex intimacythough they always remained marginalized. Description The first full length study of the history of sexuality in America, "Intimate Matters" offers trenchant insights into the sexual behavior of Americans, from colonial times to today. It seems that things were much different than what we imagine, back then. Could have been more nuanced around some of the feminist history but all in all, really great book.

    Texas ruling, this expanded new edition of Intimate Matters details the changes in sexuality and the ongoing growth of individual freedoms in the United States through meticulous research and lucid prose. On the other hand, the observer's scrutiny isolates and highlights his subject's pleasures, thus encouraging them. January 1, Nicole G. Both observer and observed find power and pleasure intermingled in this intimate game of examination.

    Again, ethnic minorities were ignored and relegated to minor foot-notes, if at all. D'Emilio and Freedman give us a deeper understanding of how sexuality has dramatically influenced politics and culture throughout our history. Now, twenty-five years after its first publication, this Intimate Matters book classic is back in a crucial and updated third edition. I was reading this for my masters degree final project, and I'm glad This was an excellent, well researched history of sexuality in the US, from colonial times to nearly the present. The decision was widely hailed as a victory for gay rights and it derived in part, according to Kennedy's written comments, from the information he gleaned from D'Emilio's book, which traces the history of American perspectives on sexual relationships from the nation's founding through the present day.


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Overall the book does a horrific injustice to how Intimate Matters book, class, and gender all interact together. Highly recommend it! Throughout the book, the authors are dealing with Intimate Matters book main questions or topics. See Intimate Matters book disclaimer As the first full-length study of the history of sexuality in America, Intimate Matters offered trenchant insights into the sexual behavior of Americans from colonial times to the present.

The decision was widely hailed as a victory for gay rights—and it derived in part, according to Kennedy's written comments, from the information he gleaned from this book. The reasons why people got married and how those ressons changed through centuries.

Texas ruling, this expanded new edition of Intimate Matters details the changes in sexuality and the ongoing growth of individual freedoms in the United States through meticulous research and lucid prose.

Very enlightening, especially around intersections of race and class and how control of sexuality has been used as a tool to maintain hierarchies in the United States.

Now, twenty-five years after its first publication, this groundbreaking classic is back in a crucial and updated third edition. They also go further to show that sexual relations are a significant source of inequality between men and women.

The authors don't draw these parallels, and I think the lack of moralizing or editorial comment makes this a stronger book, but seriously, these issues didn't just spring out of nowhere.

Between the s and s, the liberal model of sexuality became more dominant until the s witnessed a radical challenge to the norm by the radical Left, calling for more sexual freedom and the end to hetero-normative marriage more personal freedom, less state control.

To buy this book at the lowest price, Click Here. January 1, Kristi The chronological span of this book is remarkable, beginning the study in Colonial America and bringing it to our contemporary culture in the recent past s.

There's no reasoning with peop This edition ends in the '80s, so it was kinda depressing in the final chapter knowing how political conservativism, particularly its religious fundie aspects, ended up becoming dominant and rolling back many of the gains of the feminist and gay rights movements.

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The author also does well at looking at the various attitudes which existed among different classes and Intimate Matters book groups while not neglecting the overall picture that at least a few in America wanted to present about what appropriate sexuality looked like.

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