The History of Sexuality: An Introduction - Part 2, Chapter 2, The Perverse Implantation Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 2, The Perverse Implantation Summary and Analysis

Through the end of the 18th century, the practices of sex were governed by the tripartite alliance of canonical law, the Christian pastoral, and civil law. During this period, the focus of sexual control was the married, heterosexual couple, which was largely officially presumed to be the sole seat of sexual unions. The burden of 18th century law placed upon the married couple was considerable and extensive. From the end of the 18th to the 19th century, however, there was a gradual evolution away from the spousal bed - married couples were left more and more alone as they were presumed to be pursuing legitimate, or regular, sexuality, which centered on procreation to assist the continued development of national power. Instead, other avenues of sexuality gained the attention of law and society. This...

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