Book ID: CBB060010501

Loving Animals: On Bestiality, Zoophilia and Post-Human Love (2020)


Bourke, Joanna (Author)

Reaktion Books
Publication date: 2020
Language: English

Publication Date: 2020
Physical Details: 184

Sex with animals is one of the last taboos but, for a practice that is generally regarded as abhorrent, it is remarkable how many books, films, plays, paintings, and photographs depict the subject. So, what does loving animals mean? In this book the renowned historian Joanna Bourke explores the modern history of sex between humans and animals. Bourke looks at the changing meanings of “bestiality” and “zoophilia,” assesses the psychiatric and sexual aspects, and she concludes by delineating an ethics of animal loving.

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Authors & Contributors
McLaren, Angus
Adams, Vincanne
Birkhead, Tim R.
Bruckner, Matilda Tomaryn
Cadden, Joan
Drucker, Donna J.
Comparative Studies in Society and History
Intellectual History Review
Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Journal of the History of Sexuality
Medicina nei Secoli - Arte e Scienza
Social History of Medicine
Harvard University Press
Duke University Press
Presses Universitaires de Rennes
Sydney University Press
Sexual behavior
Darwin, Charles Robert
Foucault, Michel
Ginzburg, Carlo
Haire, Norman
Kinsey, Alfred C.
Leeuwenhoek, Antoni van
Time Periods
20th century
17th century
19th century
20th century, early
20th century, late
Great Britain

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