Intimate Matters

Texts for the History of Sexuality

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Intimate Matters:
A History of Sexuality in America, Third Edition

John D'Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman

Twenty-five years after its first publication, this groundbreaking classic is back in a crucial and updated third edition. With new and extended chapters, D’Emilio and Freedman give us a deep understanding of how sexuality has dramatically influenced politics and culture throughout our history and into the present.
Paper $25

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Documenting Intimate Matters:
Primary Sources for a History of Sexuality in America

Edited by Thomas A. Foster

Complementing the third edition of Intimate Matters, this volume features seventy-two documents that collectively highlight the broad diversity inherent in the history of American sexuality. The historical moments captured in this volume show that, contrary to popular misconception, the history of sexuality is not a simple story of increased freedoms and sexual liberation, but an ongoing struggle between change and continuity.
Paper $20