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The Destroying Angel: Sex, Fitness & Food in the Legacy of Degeneracy Theory: Graham Crackers, Kellogg's Corn Flakes & American Health History

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A study of the historical genesis and present-day persistence of antisexualism in American healthcare and social/legal policy.
Published (first published 1985)
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Sep 18, 2011 Orion rated it it was amazing
I have to admit that I was attracted to The Destroying Angel initially because I thought it was a history of the health food movement in the U.S. I had just read The Road to Wellville by T. C. Boyle and was interested in determining the accuracy of this fictional treatment of Dr. John Harvey Kellogg. So I was a bit surprised to discover that this is a book on the history of what the author, a sexologist, calls Degeneracy Theory. Now I feel like I need to read some more history to verify the fact ...more
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