Bringing great shame upon this city: sodomy, the courts and the civic idiom in eighteenth century Bristol.
Urban History, 34 (1).
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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0963926807004385
Essay evaluating the workings of the law against sodomy in 18th century Bristol, which argues that in protesting too much about sodomitical practices in the city, the Bristol magistracy invited public rumours that the city had become a haven for transgressive sexuality, challenging the principle of civic pride with that of collective shame.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||sodomy, crime, Bristol, eighteenth century, homosexuality, sexuality, magistrates, corporation|
|Faculty/Department:||Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education|
Dr S. Poole
|Deposited On:||17 Nov 2010 16:25|
|Last Modified:||14 Aug 2013 03:19|
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