The History of Sexuality, Volume 1: An Introduction by Michel Foucault

The History of Sexuality, Volume 1: An Introduction

The History of Sexuality #1

Michel Foucault with Robert Hurley (Translator)

nonfiction history philosophy challenging informative reflective slow-paced

176 pages | first published 1976


Michel Foucault offers an iconoclastic exploration of why we feel compelled to continually analyze and discuss sex, and of the social and mental mechanisms of power that cause us to direct the questions of what we are to what our sexuality is.
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