A candid exploration of the study of sex, showcasing more than 200 rare documents and works of art, erotica, film and photography.
The Institute of Sexology explores the most publicly discussed of private acts: sex. From Victorian collections of erotica to cutting-
edge contemporary science, this book investigates how sex research has shaped our attitudes towards sexual behavior and
identity. It tells this complex story through six chapters, each of which focuses on different sex research pioneers, including Magnus
Hirschfeld, Sigmund Freud, Marie Stopes, Alfred Kinsey, Margaret Mead, and Masters and Johnson