The Sexual Relations of Mankind
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This is the third volume of his Love Trilogy.
Paolo Mantegazza (1831–1910) is remembered mainly as a sex writer, sometimes a term of reproach, sometimes a term of honor. As a delineator of love, he's never been surpassed & rarely equaled. He has faults as a writer, but they're invariably the faults of superabundance from the depths of his nature there poured a thousand...more
Hardcover, 335 pages
Published 1938 by Eugenics Publishing Co. (NYC) (first published 1885)
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Erik Graff
Aug 26, 2011 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: sexology historians
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I'd heard about this book and its author, he being discussed as one of the founders of sexology and sexology being treated as one of the tributaries to the development of depth psychology, so when I came upon a copy, I bought it and read it.

Mantegazza is to modern sexology as Herodotus is to modern history: quaint, chatty and charming--but hardly science. My favorite portion of his treatment of sexual customs throughout the world and through the ages was his description of a people who maintain...more
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