The Red Lamp of Incest

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Dutton, 1980 - Social Science - 271 pages
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Refutes the widely accepted notion that the taboos against mother-son and father-daughter sexual relations are universal, arguing that our anxiety about the issue is an illuminating indication of our past history and current condition

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An outstanding multidisciplinary exercise in speculative anthropology. I hope to have time to elaborate at some length on this fascinating book. Read full review

Contents

ONE The Lighting of the Lamp
1
TWO Between Brother and Sister
15
FOUR The Monkey Puzzle
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