Karras 2005 Sexuality

Title Information

Author: Ruth Mazo Karras

Title: Sexuality in Medieval Europe

Subtitle: Doing unto others

Place: New York, NY

Publisher: Routledge

Year: 2005

Pages: viii + 200pp.

ISBN-10: 0415289629 (hbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-10: 0415289637 (pbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

ISBN-13: 9780415289627 (hbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9780415289634 (pbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Medieval History | European History

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Author: Ruth Mazo Karras, Department of History, University of Minnesota


  Acknowledgements (p. viii)
  1 Sex and the Middle Ages (p. 1)
  2 The sexuality of chastity (p. 28)
  3 Sex and marriage (p. 59)
  4 Women outside of marriage (p. 87)
  5 Men outside of marriage (p. 120)
  Afterword: medieval and modern sexuality (p. 150)
  Further reading (p. 160)
  Notes (p. 182)
  Index (p. 193)

Editions: Karras, Ruth M. Sexuality in Medieval Europe: Doing unto others. New York 2012.


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