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This is a book which, in an incredibly reliable way, devoid of all "ahs and ohs", presents the development of human sexuality from the perspective of history, at least within the ancient Greek culture, up to the modern understanding of this in the so-called “western" countries. In my opinion, reading this book is highly recommended for those who do not want to be "ignorant" in discussions with people - mostly pseudo-religious moralists - attacking everyone's inalienable rights to experience thei...
A helpful overview of the construction of sexuality from a historical (Western) lens. Particular focus on Victorianism and Foucault.
Basically this is an outline of various historiographical traditions (and all the major historians in the field) with regards to sexuality... I had to read it for class. It was really useful. Also, like the unit in general, made me think about lots of aspects of sexuality that had never really crossed my mind before.I didn't actually read ALL of it but I'm putting it on the "read" shelf anyway because I read enough and I don't think I'm going to read the rest (seeing as that'd involve re-borrowi...
Excellent continuity and an easy to folly read for the laymen.
Way too academic and too centered on the west