The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality through History [6 volumes]

Description

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Sex, Love, and Culture volumes cover the ancient world, the medieval era, the early modern period, the colonial and revolutionary age, the nineteenth century, and the modern world. Each volume is cross-cultural in scope and includes alphabetically arranged entries written by expert contributors. Entries cover such topics as customs and practices, authors and works, concepts and institutions, and various other subjects. Thus the Encyclopedia defines love and sexuality in terms of cultural contexts. The volumes are fully illustrated and cite numerous works for further reading. Students will value this set as a source of information about daily life around the world, while general readers will find it fascinating and insightful. Because the volumes are multicultural in scope, they invite an easy comparison of sex and love across different groups of people. The volumes are fully illustrated and cite works for further reading. Students will welcome this set as a guide to daily life around the world, while general readers will be fascinated by its wealth of information.

Details

Author(s)
Ms. Susan Mumm, Ph.D Merril D. Smith, James T. Sears, Victoria Mondelli, Kristen P. Chew, William E. Burns, James W. Howell, Cherrie A. Gottsleben
Format
Hardback | 1800 pages
Dimensions
203.2 x 279.4 x 165.1mm | 4,989.52g
Publication date
30 Dec 2007
Publisher
ABC-CLIO
Imprint
Greenwood Press
Publication City/Country
Westport, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
New
ISBN10
0313333599
ISBN13
9780313333590