Aphrodisiacs: The Science and the Myth by Peter V. Taberner PDF

By Peter V. Taberner

The making plans and writing of this publication has taken really longer than I had initially meant; what all started as a modest literary venture for 2 second-year scientific scholars has improved over 8 years to develop into a whole ebook. the subject material lent itself all too simply to a sen­ sationalist technique but, nonetheless, a strictly clinical strategy might most likely have led to a lifeless dry textual content of little curiosity to the final reader. i've got for that reason tried to bridge the space and make the publication intelligible and pleasing to the non-special­ ist, yet whilst making sure that it really is factually right and appropriately researched for the scientist or clinician. i've got regularly been inspired through Sir J .G. Frazer's creation to his vintage booklet The Golden Bough within which he apologizes for the truth that a piece of writing initially meant in basic terms to provide an explanation for the principles of succession to the priesthood of Diana at Aricia had increased, over a interval of thirty years, to 12 volumes. the current paintings can't fake to such heady degrees of educational excellence.

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