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The East, the West, and sex a history of erotic encounters Richard Bernstein

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: New York Knopf c2009Edition: 1st edDescription: 325 p ill 24 cmContent type:
  • Text
Media type:
  • ohne Hilfsmittel zu benutzen
Carrier type:
  • Band
  • 9780375414091
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 306.77095/090511 22
LOC classification:
  • HQ460
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single unit book single unit book HAC Library - Holdings of the American Academy in Berlin HAC – 1st floor – Library Room – Open Stacks F (Affiliated) F:HQ460 .B47 2009 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 2023-1858

Includes bibliographical references and index

Bohemians at home and abroad -- The whole world as the white man's brothel -- Yangsook -- That cad ludovico -- "just a page in the book of your life" -- The harem in the mind of the west -- The fantasy comes true -- The eternal dream of Cleopatra -- Enlightenment from India -- Colonialism and sex -- A secret life in Algiers and Paris -- The Malacca blues -- The eastern paradox -- What happened to the harem? -- The inescapable courtesy of Japan -- The butterfly complex -- "me souvenir : you boom-boom" -- A room of her own -- Thinking of nana, or noi, or am -- The yearning of the wanderer's heart -- Judgments.

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