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THE SEXUAL RELATIONS OF MANKIND-SEX CUSTOMS/PRACTICES

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1939

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Hardcover--8-5/8" Tall; 335pp. includes preface to the first edition, preface to the eleventh edition. Publisher:Eugenics Publishing Co.; 11th edition (January 1, 1935) 1939 edition. Language:English ASIN:B000CDT6GY A BOOK OF DIFFERENT SEX PRACTICES AROUND THE WORLD. SEX TOYS, SEXUAL MODIFICATIONS,POSITIONS,PRE-SEX PRACTICES. Unusual sexual practices and customs around the world; A socio-anthropological study of sexual, courting and marriage practices among various cultures. With material on homosexuality scattered throughout. The final volume in Mantegazza's 3-volume Trilogia dell'amore. Appointed professor of anthropology in Florence about 1870, Mantegazza founded the first Italian anthropological society. His pioneering sexological books, for which he is primarily known today, were translated into many languages and exerted considerable influence on the emerging field of sexology. Paolo Mantegazza was an anthropologist and sexologist; Work by pioneer sexologist-- English translation of one of the world's greatest anthropologists. One of the world's leading sexologists applies a great deal of anthropological insight to sexual practices around the world. Learn how fundamentally powerful and varied sexuality is in its influences. A wonderful introduction by Victor Robinson, who tells us that Mantegazza passed his declining years in his beautiful villa on the Gulf of Spezia: and died Augut 28,1910. His monument is his printed pages. Translated from Italian by Samual Putnam. The preface to the eleventh edition states "The storm, now become a hurricane, criticism was transformed into invective, and mass-meetings came near being held, to demand of the Government that I be expelled from my professional chair and from the Senate, " so great was the public outcry against such an unexpurgated book about the sexual relations of mankind, tame by modern standards. Some chapters: The festivals of puberty; The sexual embrace and its forms; The perversions of love; Mutilation of the genitals; Purchase of the wife and marriage; Sexual choice; Position of the woman in marriage; Nuptial rites and feasts; Prostitution. The myriad forms of sexual expression. Subjects include: Festivals of Puberty, Artifices of Pleasure, Perversions, The Nuptial Pact, Nuptial Rites. Contains 2 Sections and 16 Chapters: I-Festivals of Puberty. II-Modesty and chastity in the Races of Man; III-The sexual embrace and its forms. IV-The artifices of sensual pleasure. V-The perversions of love. VI-Mutilation of the genitals. VII-The winning of the bride. VIII-Purchase of the wife and marriage. IX- Sexual choice. X-Limitations of Choice. XI- Nuptual Pact: Fidelity and Adultry. XII- Position of the woman in marriage. XIII- Nuptual Rites and Feasts. XIV-Monogamy, Polygamy and Polyandry. XV-Prostitution. XVI - The Future Possibilities of Love. What a book. What detail - from 1935. A splendid period piece from Mussolini's Italy in the 30's. You need this one in your library. ACCEPTABLE CONDITION: POOR TO FAIR The boards are tight and firm, but show wear all round. Bottom corners worn through. Chunks of top and bottom spine are missing. Gouge Scratch mark on the front cover. 335 pages are relatively clean, unmarked. No bookplates but has inscription on the back cover: Presented to Dr.P.G. Daley U.S.M.M.C. by Dr. H.V. Putnam 1/16/40 In recognition of saving my life 4/15/41 HVP. Clean pages- no RIPS, TEARS, ETC., insides are clean and unmarked. Smoke-free home. Interior is clean and tight. Nice overall condition. Book is NOT ex. library OR REMAINDER. If you need more information on condition, I can send a picture of this book on request by email. LOOK AT MY old, rare, and out of print books. · A very nice copy for the ANTHROPOLOGY collector. · I will accept payment by Paypal for this item. Check out MY other great sales and items in MY Store! · A great addition to your SOCIOLOGY Library! LOOK FOR MY ANTHROPOLOGY BOOKS AND MAGAZINES IN MY STORE Condition: Please note if you are purchasing a used item: Although some of my inventory may be in Like New or Very Good condition, most used materials show mild to moderate wear and tear. My books have tight bindings with clean pages and Glossy covers. They are in good condition from my Smoke-free home. I Ship fast using Low shipping costs. Save time and money. Have your book delivered to your door! My store Paper and Rags Galore has books Galore!! I have adult and children's, fiction and nonfiction, hardcover and soft cover. I also have many educational books appropriate for home-schooling. If you are looking for a particular title or author, let me know because chances are that I have it! I have promotions every month. Check them out! See this month's items. Seller's payment instructions: I’LL leave feedback WHEN I SEE THAT YOU HAVE POSTED FOR ME. Payments accepted: Paypal, Cashiers checks or money orders due w/in 3 days of sale end. I’LL SHIP W/IN 3 BUSINESS DAYS OF PAYMENT. If shipped by USPS winning bidder chooses not to purchase insurance, I can’t be held responsible for loss or damage. I APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS WILL DISCOUNT S H ON 2 OR MORE books IF you buy ON SAME DAY. This does not include 'lots' of multiple quantities since they are weighed for actual cost and there isn’t any margin for discounts on them. The Sexual Relations of Mankind (Hardcover) by Paolo Mantegazza (Author), Victor Robinson (Introduction), Samuel Putman (Translator) Translated By Samual Putnam (illustrator). Translated from Italian, third in the "Love Trilogy" ("Trilogia dell' amore") of the controversial 19th century sexologist. Edited with Introduction by Victor Robinson. 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