Same–Sex Relationships in History: International Perspectives since 1789 [E–pub/E–book]
Inspired by recent adoptions of same sex marriage from sodomy laws to same sex marriage From Sodomy Laws to Same Marriage provides international perspectives on the legal and social history of "Same Sex Relationships From "sex relationships from early th century to the present Its emphasis is on areas where the impetus for change has been most noticeable Europe the Americas and AustralasiaFrom Sodom and Gomorrah to Britain "s sodomy laws and continental Europe s abhorrence of sexual acts against nature the history "sodomy laws and continental Europe s abhorrence of sexual acts against nature the history same sex love traditionally ranged from fire and brimstone maledictions to secrecy and scandal. ,
Sean Brady õ 1 SUMMARYAl The essays in this volume provide answers to these uestions offering the "first international overview of the topicWhile other studies have attempted to explain the "international overview of the topicWhile other studies have attempted to explain the in legal and social treatment of same sex relationships in a national context or within a shorter time frame this is the first volume to examine the topic from the French Revolution to the present day bringing together a diverse array of perspectives over a range of
"countries It is an volume for students and scholars of ueer "It is an important volume for students and scholars of ueer history of sexuality law and sociology. .
Until recently legal positions across the western "World Reflected The Legacies Of The British "reflected the legacies of the British French Empires As Well As empires as well as particularly Catholicism In recent years however there has been a revolution in attitudes towards same sex relationships This "poses hitherto unanswered uestions what historical complexities lie behind the revolutionary shift from punitive attitudes to legal endorsement of "hitherto unanswered uestions what historical complexities lie behind the revolutionary shift from punitive attitudes to legal endorsement of sex relationships Given the cultural variety of historical attitudes to same sex relationships why has their legal acceptance been so internation. ,