Sexuality, State, and Civil Society in Germany, 1700–1815 / / Isabel V. Hull.

This long-awaited work reconstructs the ways in which the meanings and uses of sex changed during that important moment of political and social configuration viewed as the birth of modernity. Isabel V. Hull analyzes the shift in the "sexual system" which occurred in German-speaking Central...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Cornell University Press Archive Pre-2000
Place / Publishing House:Ithaca, NY : : Cornell University Press, , [2018]
Year of Publication:2018
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Physical Description:1 online resource (488 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviation
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Church, Traditional Society, and the Regulation of Sex
  • 2. THE REGULATORY NETWORKS OF THE SECULAR COMMUNITY The Absolutist States and the Regulation of Sex
  • 3. Rethinking Regulation, 1740-1800
  • 4. The Cameralist Theory of Civil Society
  • 5. The Practitioners of Civil Society
  • 6. The Sexual Self-Image of Civil Society
  • 7. Thought Experiments
  • 8. Pre-Napoleonic Liberals and the Sexual Determination of Rights
  • 9. Morality and Law: Feuer bach's Reformed Criminal Code in Bavaria
  • 10. Public and Private: The Code Napoleon in Baden
  • 11. The Sexual Foundations of the Nineteenth Century
  • Bibliography
  • Index