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Sex and Punishment
Sex and Punishment: Four Thousand Years of Judging Desire by Eric Berkowitz
Subscribe to our newsletter and receive updates from Saqi direct to your inbox. Email address:. Sex and Punishment tells the story of the struggle throughout millennia to regulate the most powerful engine of human behaviour: sex. The cast of Sex and Punishment is as varied as the forms taken by human desire itself: royal mistresses, gay charioteers, medieval transvestites, lonely goat-lovers, prostitutes of all stripes and London rent boys.
Sex and Punishment: Four Thousand Years of Judging Desire
I've had this on the go for six months and it's time to admit that I've stalled halfway through. Obviously this means that I am unable to write a full review, but just to offer some pointers Fascinating history of human attitudes to sex, particularly the ill-treatment of women. Pity The Author does not continue on to current period, although there are references to Bill Clinton, Roman Polanski and others. Eric Berkowitz.
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