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An easy engrossing well written book.
It's rare to find a history book that is so much fun to read and that also provides so much perspective on current events and political debates.
While there are 20 pages of notes and a 20 page Bibliography for those who want them, the book can be easily read without referring to them.
Full of fascinating details and rich avenues to further explore. An easy engrossing well written book. I enjoyed it very much indeed.Published 1 month ago by Dr.Callery
Entertaining but limited strictly to the Western world, repetitive, and does not really cover that much ground.Published 7 months ago by Egor O. Perov
This book is a must read! It really amkes you realize how every age has had it's own well-intentioned but depraved ideas about what constitues a punishable offence regarding sexual... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Paul Poletti
This is an entertaining read. It makes a good companion for Stephanie Coontz's "Marriage, a History" which covers a lot of the same ground but from the perspective of... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Kindle fan
The problems of people wanting to control sex and lust have always been with us. This looks at the laws that countries have imposed on the activities of their peoples. Read morePublished 12 months ago by MEVirginia
Interesting subject matter, but occasionally dry presentation style. More verbose than it needed to be. Couldn't hold my attention for more than half of the book.Published 14 months ago by Haiku Reviewer
This was a required text for one of my graduate classes. The book starts in Ancient times, Rome and Greece, evaluating sex norms and perception in society. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Alex Mitchell