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13. The Predatory Ape: Sex, Simians and Society in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Dr. Gowan Dawson discusses the intriguing representation – and sexualisation – of apes in the nineteenth century, from pickled specimens on display to an eager public to images of marauding predators – and even lascivious lovers. (Please note: this podcast contains some sexually explicit images.)

Published: 29 Jul 2009

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