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Occasions of sin : sex and society in modern Ireland

Author: Diarmaid Ferriter
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Occasions of Sin' charts the Irish sexual experience over the course of the 20th century. In tackling the public and private worlds of Irish sex, this book is groundbreaking in its scope and ambition, covering such subjects as abortion, pregnancy, celibacy, contraception, prostitution, marriage, and popular culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diarmaid Ferriter
ISBN: 9781861979186 1861979185
OCLC Number: 456178852
Description: x, 694 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1845-1922 --
1921-40 --
1940-60 --
1960-70 --
1970-2005.
Responsibility: Diarmaid Ferriter.

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