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The material culture of sex, procreation, and marriage in premodern Europe

Title
The material culture of sex, procreation, and marriage in premodern Europe / edited by Anne L. McClanan and Karen Rosoff Encarnación.
Format
Book
Edition
1st ed.
Published
New York, N.Y. : Palgrave, 2002.
Description
xiv, 285 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
URL
<Contributor biographical information> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/bios/hol058/2001034581.html
<Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol052/2001034581.html
<Table of contents> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/hol051/2001034581.html
Other contributors
McClanan, Anne L., 1966-
Encarnación, Karen Rosoff.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Representing women on Roman sarcophagi / Janet Huskinson
  • "Weapons to probe the womb" : the material culture of abortion and contraception in the early Byzantine period / Anne L. McClanan
  • Myth and magic in early Byzantine marriage jewelry : the persistence of pre-Christian traditions / Alicia Walker
  • Spinning yarns : clean linen and domestic values in late Medieval French culture / Veronica Sekules
  • Insecure borders : symbols of clerical privilege and gender ambiguity in the liturgy of churching / Paula M. Rider
  • Relics of a fertile heart : the "autopsy" of Clare of Montefalco / Katharine Park
  • Beautiful brides and model mothers : the devotional and talismanic functions of early modern Marian reliefs / Geraldine A. Johnson
  • Renaissance household goddesses : fertility, politics, and the gendering of spectatorship / Adrian W.B. Randolph
  • The moralized breast in early modern Spain / Charlene Villaseñor Black
  • The proper uses of desire : sex & procreation in Reformation anatomical fugitive sheets / Karen Rosoff Encarnación
  • The sodomite's clothes : gift-giving and sexual excess in early modern Germany and Switzerland / Helmut Puff.
Kinsey subjects
Women history--Europe.
Social conditions--Europe.
Social customs--Europe.
Subject headings
Europe--Social conditions--To 1492.
Europe History 476-1492.
ISBN
0312240015
9780312240011

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
160.49 M27 2002
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute