Professor Kate Fisher

Publications

Books

with Langlands R, Sex, Knowledge, and Receptions of the Past, Oxford, Oxford University press, 2015.

with Toulalan SD, The Routledge History of Sex and the Body, 1500 to the present, London, Routledge, 2013.

with Toulalan S, Bodies, sex and desire from the Renaissance to the Present, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2011.

with Szreter S, Sex before the Sexual Revolution. Intimate Life in England 1918-1963, CUP, 2010.

Birth Control, Sex, and Marriage in Britain 1918-1960, 2007.

Birth control, sex and marriage in Britain 1918-60., Oxford University Press, 2006.

Articles

with Funke J, Grove J, Langlands R, Illustrating Phallic Worship: Uses of Material Objects in Antiquarianism and Sexual Science, Word and Image, Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles, 2017

with Funke J, Sexual Science Beyond the Medical, Lancet, vol. 387, 2016, 840-841

The Life and Times of Stella Browne: Feminist and Free Spirit, ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 128, no. 531, 2013, 463-464

with Szreter S, We weren't the sort that wanted intimacy every night: Birth control and abstinence in England, c.1930-60, History of the Family, vol. 15, no. 2, ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2010, 139-160

For Their Own Good: The Transformation of English Working-Class Health Culture, 1880-1970., AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 114, no. 5, 2009, 1533-1534

Family affairs: A history of the family in 20th century England., HISTORY, vol. 90, no. 298, 2005, 308-310

Sex, gender and social change in Britain since 1880., POPULATION STUDIES-A JOURNAL OF DEMOGRAPHY, vol. 57, no. 1, 2003, 111-112

Contrasting Cultures of Contraception: Birth Control clinics and the working-classes in Britain between the wars, Clio Medica-Amsterdam, vol. 66, 2002, 141-158

Eve's herbs: A history of contraception and abortion in the west, SOCIAL HISTORY OF MEDICINE, vol. 13, no. 3, 2000, 557-558

'She was quite satisfied with the arrangements I made': Gender and birth control in Britain 1920-1950, PAST & PRESENT, no. 169, 2000, 161-193

Chapters

with Funke J, Let Us Leave the Hospital […]; Let Us Go on a Journey Around the World: Sexual Science and the Global Search for Variation and Difference, in Fuechtner, V, Hayes D, Jones R (eds) Towards a Global History of Sexual Science, 1880-1950, Oakland: University of California Press, 2017

with Grove JE, Langlands R, Sex and History: talking sex with objects from the past, in Allen L, Rasmussen M (eds) Handbook of Sexuality Education, London: Palgrave, 2016

with Langlands R, Bestiality in the Bay of Naples, in Fisher KATE, Langlands R (eds) Sex, Knowledge, and Receptions of the Past, Oxford: OUP, 2015

with Funke J, Cross-Disciplinary Translation: British Sexual Science, History and Anthropology., in Bauer H (eds) Sexology and Translation: Cultural and Scientific Encounters across the Modern World, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2015

Marriage and companionate ideals since 1750, in Toulalan S, Fisher K (eds) The Routledge History of Sex and the Body 1500 to the Present, London and New York: Routledge, 2013, 328-347

Oral Testimony and the History of Medicine, in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine, , 2011

'Lay Back, Enjoy It and Shout Happy England': Sexual Pleasure and Marital Duty in Britain, 1918-1960, in Fisher K, Toulalan S (eds) Bodies, Sex and Desire from the Renaissance to the Present, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011

with Langlands R, The Censorship Myth and the Secret Museum, in Hales S, Paul J (eds) Pompeii in the Public Imagination from its Rediscovery to Today, OUP, 2011, 301-315

with Langlands R, The Censorship Myth and the Secret Museum, in Hales S (eds) Pompeii in the Popular Imagination from its Rediscovery to Today, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010

'It was an unspoken thing': Men, Women and Contraceptive Bargains, in Oris M, Brunet G (eds) Une Demographie Au Feminin - a Female Demography: Risques Et Opportunites Dans Le Parcours De Vie - Risks and Chances in the Life Course, Peter Lang, 2009

with S Szreter, Memories of authority, conflict and negotiation: an oral history perspective, in Delap L, Griffin B (eds) The Politics of Domestic Authority in Britain, 1800-2000, Palgrave, 2009

with Szreter S, Love and Authority in Mid-Twentieth-Century Marriages: Sharing and Caring, in Delap L, Griffin B, Wills A (eds) The Politics of Domestic Authority in Britain, 1800-2000, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, 132-154

`''This way to the red light district: sexually explicit paintings in Pompeii and the interplay of academic and popular imaginations, in Shahabudin K, Lowe D (eds) Classics For All: Reworking Antiquity in Mass Culture, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009

Teach the miners birth control: delivering birth control advice in the south Wales Valleys', in Michael P (eds) Health and Society in Twentieth Century Wales, University of Wales Press, 2006

Contrasting Cultures of Contraception: Birth Control Clinics and the Working-Classes in Britain Between the Wars., in Gijswijt-Hofstra M, VanHeteren GM, Tansey EM (eds) Biographies of Remedies: Drugs, Medicines and Contraceptives in Dutch and Anglo-American Healing Cultures, Rodolphi, 2002, 141-157

Contrasting Cultures of Contraception: Birth Control Clinics and the Working-Classes in Britain Between the Wars, in Tansey T (eds) Remedies and Healing Cultures in Britain and the Netherlands in the Twentieth Century, Rodopi, 2002, 141-157

Oral History, in Jackson M (eds) Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Reviews

with Dale P, Contrasting municipal responses to the provision of birth control services in halifax and exeter before 1948, Social History of Medicine, vol. 23, no. 3, 2010, 567-585

with Dale P, Implementing the 1902 Midwives Act: Assessing problems, developing services and creating a new role for a variety of female practitioners, Women's History Review, vol. 18, no. 3, 2009, 427-452

with Szreter S, They prefer withdrawal: The choice of birth control in Britain, 1918-1950, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, vol. 34, no. 2, 2003, 263-291

Others

with Langlands, fisher, Historical erotica in Wellcome's collection, Wellcome History Magazine, vol. 41, 2009