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Sex in History

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Publisher Comments:

Thoroughly fascinating.--New York Post

Review:

"This is a pleasant blend of intellectual approach and titillating subject matter. The author combines a detached, conservative point of view with a lot of research and a lively, witty style. The long, illustrated volume includes many entertaining anecdotes and digressions on philosophy, and several interesting conclusions, one of which is that periods of excessive emphasis on sex, such as this one, coincide with widespread social purposelessness. The book is, however, rather depressing for a feminist reader, since, as Tannahill points out over and over, women have been subjugated ever since men first discovered their own role in procreation." Reviewed by Daniel Weiss, Virginia Quarterly Review (Copyright 2006 Virginia Quarterly Review)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812885408
Author:
Tannahill, Reay
Publisher:
Scarborough House
Location:
Chelsea, MI :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sexuality
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Human Sexuality
Subject:
Sex customs
Subject:
Sex and history
Subject:
Sex customs -- History.
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
vol. 2
Publication Date:
19820125
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.94x5.96x1.29 in. 1.45 lbs.

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