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The Body Taboo

Its Origin, Effect, and Modern Denial

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This edition was published in by Shaw Publishing Company in Washinton, D.C.

Written in English

368 pages

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The Body Taboo: Its Origin, Effect, and Modern Denial
1937, Shaw Publishing Company
in English
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The Body Taboo
1937, Shaw Publishing Company
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The Body Taboo

Its Origin, Effect, and Modern Denial

First published in 1937



The Body Taboo

Its Origin, Effect, and Modern Denial

This edition was published in by Shaw Publishing Company in Washinton, D.C.


Table of Contents

Publisher's Preface 9
I. The Universality of the Body Taboo and the Present Challenge 13
II. Religion and the Cultivation of a Damaging Myth 28
III. The Myth Modified but Damage Continued 57
IV. The Modesty Concept not Innate but Conventional and Variable 88
V. Modern Psychology Studies Social Nudism and the Body Taboo 113
VI. Combating the Superstition of the Obscenity of the Human Body 140
VII. The Witchcraft Persecutions of 1692 Reenacted in Our Time 156
VIII. A Movement Noble in Purpose Handicapped by the Superstition of the Body's Obscenity 195
IX. A Great Social Worker Is Persecuted 267
X. Anthony Comstock, Congress, and the Post Office Ban 273
XI. What Shall We Do with Comstockery and the Post Office Censorship Power? 325
Notes and References 353
Bibliography 358
Index 363

Edition Notes

"Notes and references": p. 353-357; biliography: p. 358-361.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
613.19
Library of Congress
GV450 .S5

The Physical Object

Pagination
368 p.
Number of pages
368

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6364147M
Internet Archive
bodytabooitsorig00shaw
LC Control Number
38000710
OCLC/WorldCat
6985396

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