Links, July 17

DISRAELI
Disraeli the Romantic
The charisma question: Disraeli and Gladstone reappraised

HISTORY OF SEX
Book Review: Sex, Crime and Literature in Victorian England by Ian Ward
The 15 Most Fascinating Sex Rituals Around the World
Out On Display #8: a subversive love-letter
Vibrators and Clitoridectomies: How Victorian Doctors Took Control of Women’s Orgasms
The Power of Mesmerism
Historical Slang Terms For Having Sex, From 1351 Through Today
Timelines for Sex Terms
So how much did a prostitute cost in Victorian London, in the age of Jack the Ripper?
Steampunks Guide to Sex
10 Sex Toys With Ridiculously Ancient Origins
Sex Aids Through the Ages the Ancient History of Modern Toys and Tools
Getting Medieval: Sexualities and Communities, Pre- and Postmodern (Series Q)
The early Christian Church performed gay marriages

HISTORY OF THE EMOTIONS
Neanderthals Were No Strangers To Good Parenting
The Madness of the Dance
How the smile came to Paris (briefly)
something understood: “gossip and whispers”
The Falling and mass psychogenic illness
Visualizing language usage in New York Times news coverage throughout its history (forms of ‘charm’)
How Different Cultures Understand Time
The psychology of torture: The Milgram experiments showed that anybody could be capable of torture when obeying an authority. Are they still valid?
SLIDE SHOW: THE TOPOGRAPHY OF TEARS
The Sound of Duende
Facebook Has Been Using Us as Guinea Pigs for Emotional Experiments
A Different Kind of Crying: The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears
Emodiversity: A Mix of Emotions Is Healthiest?
Looking At Tears Under A Microscope Reveals A Shocking Fact.
Ao (color)

HISTORY OF FRIENDSHIP
Five Hundred Years of Friendship: Omnibus
Five Hundred Years of Friendship
Five Hundred Years of Friendship Blog
Looking for the Grimsby chums
The dying kiss
Friendship, love and letter-writing
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