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Cultural encyclopedia of the penis

Author: Michael S Kimmel
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This A-to-Z encyclopedia explores the cultural meanings, interpretations, and activities associated with the penis over the centuries and across cultures. Scholars, activists, researchers and clinicians delve into the penis in antiquity, in art, in religion, in politics, in media, in music, and in the cultural imagination. They examine the penis as a problem, a fetishized commodity, a weapon, an object of play.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Kimmel
ISBN: 9780759123120 0759123128
OCLC Number: 871671215
Description: x, 251 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface and AcknowledgmentsIntroductionAlphabetical List of EntriesAbout the Editors and Contributors
Responsibility: edited by Michael Kimmel, Christine Milrod, Amanda Kennedy.

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An A-to-Z encyclopedia devoted to the penis, offering refreshing, thoughtful, and wide-ranging insight into how we have thought about this malleable, meaningful body part over the centuries and  Read more...

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