Sex in China : studies in sexology in Chinese culture (Book, 1991) [WorldCat.org]
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Sex in China : studies in sexology in Chinese culture

Author: Fang Fu Ruan
Publisher: New York : Plenum, ©1991
Series: Perspectives in sexuality
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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China today is sexually (and in many other ways) a very repressive so ciety, yet ancient China was very different.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fang Fu Ruan
ISBN: 0306438607 9780306438608
OCLC Number: 469100364
Description: 208 s
Contents: 1 Introduction.- 2 The Harmony of Yin and Yang: Chinese Sexual Philosophy.- 3 "Inside the Bedchamber": Classical Chinese Sexology.- 4 Sexual Techniques of the Taoists: Myths and Methods.- 5 Prostitution in Chinese Society: From Acceptance to Persecution.- 6 Classical Chinese Erotica: Then and Now.- 7 Homosexuality: From Golden Age to Dark Age.- 8 Transvestism and Transsexualism.- 9 Changing Attitudes toward Sex in China Today.- Notes on Romanization.- References with Selected Annotations.
Series Title: Perspectives in sexuality
Responsibility: Fang Fu Ruan ; with the editorial collaboration of Molleen Matsumura

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`This is a handsome book with a very good index ... The collation and editing are excellent ...' Transcultural Psychiatry, 36:2 (1999)

 
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