LOVE FOR SALE: A World History of Prostitution

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A survey of the world's oldest profession, which becomes, in effect, a sexual history of the world.Not terribly interested in gender-crusading, but still more intellectually rigorous than Camille Paglia, Norwegian academic Ringdal offers a heady romp through the ages and under the covers. His approach begins inauspiciously by rambling through Babylon, ancient Israel, and Egypt, tossing ... Read full review

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