The sexual history of London : from Roman Londinium to the swinging city--lust, vice, and desire across the ages /

A chronicle of London's sexual history encompasses nearly two thousand years and provides accessible coverage of such topics as sexuality in politics, the licentiousness of Victorian London, and the sexual underground of the twentieth century.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Arnold, Catharine.
Format: Book
Published:New York : St. Martin's Press, 2011.
Edition:First U.S. edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Lupanaria
  • 'Get thee to a nunnery!'
  • 'The burning' and buggery
  • The suburbs of sin
  • 'The playhouse is their place of traffick'
  • 'That square of venus'
  • Perferse pleasures and unnatural lusts
  • West end girls
  • Slaves of the London pavement
  • 'It's a sin'
  • The love that dare not speak its name
  • The hour of our death
  • Swinging London
  • Plus ça change.