Sexual Relations of Mankind, by Mantegazza, Paolo
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- ISBN: 9780766138384 | 0766138380
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/1/2003
The author's general aim in this volume is to present a cursive sexual history of man, based on anthropological principles. Contents: celebration of puberty, erotic education; debauchery and modesty in the human races; the embrace and its forms, racial arts of love, deflorations; aids for the embrace, savage and civilized contrivances; perversions of love among the various races; mutilation of the sex organs; conquest of women; purchase of women and men; natural selection of a mate; limitations on choice, incest; marriage contract, fidelity and adultery; position of women among the many races of mankind; monogamy, polygamy, polyandry, harem life, concubinage; male and female prostitution; anthropological theory of sex.