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H. G. Cocks

in Visions of Sodom: Religion, Homoerotic Desire, and the End of the World in England, c. 1550-1850

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226438665
eISBN:
9780226438832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438832.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, laws against homoerotic behaviour seemed to have the sanction of scripture, time, and natural law. The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah by God was used ... More


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