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2 edition of history of orgies. found in the catalog.

history of orgies.

Burgo Partridge

history of orgies.

by Burgo Partridge

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Published by Bestseller Library .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published (B58-17752), Blond, 1958.

The Physical Object
Pagination224p.,19cm
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20358508M

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History of orgies by Burgo Partridge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Orgies gave people a much-needed break. [Article revised on 25 April ] The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Heavenly Cow contains the Myth of. Dust Jacket Condition: Good ++. 1st - 1st. # - "A History of Orgies" by Burgo Partridge.

Book is in VG+++ condition. Jacket is pretty beat up across top edges, corners and bottom of spine. Slight foxing of end pages. Author describes the Greeks as having a naive concept of sexuality, and the Romans as being more sophisticated but less.

Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Please feel free to request a detailed description. Short description: Orgies.

History.\Orgii. Istoriia., n/a We history of orgies. book thousands of titles and often several copies of each title may be available. Please contact us for details on condition of available copies of the book.

SKUmesh Language: Russian. Burgo died suddenly of heart failure on 7 Septemberonly three weeks after the birth of their baby, Sophie Vanessa. He had already been noticed for his writing ability, and had published one well-received book, A History of Orgies (), which was a financial success for himself and his publisher Anthony Blond.

ReferencesAuthority control: ISNI:. About this Item: Spring Books This edition, 'Orgies through the ages' - from the Greeks and Romans to the twentieth centuryppp inc bibliography and index. 22cm x 15cm VG in purple cloth [sl faded to spine] no d/w.

Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller An orgy, the dictionary tells us, is “a wild gathering, marked by promiscuous sexual activity, excessive drinking, etc.” Burgo Partridge tells us precisely what that has meant down through the ages.

He begins with the Greeks, who celebrated sexuality at Dionysian festivals, and the Romans, who imported unwholesome brutalities into their orgiastic celebrations.4/5(1).

Orgies Through the Ages Today’s sex/swing clubs may be on the fringe, but they’re nothing new. Posted SHARE A History of Orgies. Prion Books, London, After the Restoration, things calmed down. The orgy became the toy of the aristocracy. In England, its apogee was the rise of the Hellfire Club, founded by Sir Francis Dashwood, an MP for 20 years.

The history of erotic depictions includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, dramatic arts, music and writings that show scenes of a sexual nature throughout time. They have been created by nearly every civilization, ancient and modern.

Early cultures often associated the sexual act with supernatural forces and thus their religion is intertwined with such depictions. Sexual attitudes and behaviors in ancient Rome are indicated by art, literature and inscriptions, and to a lesser extent by archaeological remains such as erotic artifacts and has sometimes been assumed that "unlimited sexual license" was characteristic of ancient Rome.

Verstraete and Provençal opine that this perspective was simply a Christian interpretation: "The sexuality. 8 Parties So Wild They Made It Into History Books.

Author: Members of the cults would reportedly gather in private homes or in woodland groves for all-night orgies. Title: A History of Orgies Author Name: Partridge, Burgo Categories: Other, Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket lbs: lbs Seller ID: B.

An orgy, the dictionary tells us, is &#;a wild gathering, marked by promiscuous sexual activity, excessive drinking, etc.&#; Burgo Partridge tells us precisely what that has meant down through the ages. He begins with the Greeks, who celebrated sexuality at Dionysian festivals, and the Author: Burgo Partridge.

The orgy, or organized gathering for the purpose of excessive sexual indulgence, has been a consistent phenomenon in Western and Eastern history. In this pseudo-scholarly text the author describes the character of the orgy as it evolved from a hedonistic Greek practice, through sadistic Rome, the ascetic middle ages with their inverse aspect&#;extreme preoccupation with illicit sexual.

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Years later, he startled sexologist Dr Alfred Kinsey by checking off every sex act on his list (and took him to orgies to prove it). Guys, girls, spouses, kings, consorts – and a three-way with.

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Create # Bonanza Books\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 wdrs. Orgy definition is - secret ceremonial rites held in honor of an ancient Greek or Roman deity and usually characterized by ecstatic singing and dancing. How to use orgy in a sentence. Unsexy orgies. In this provocative book, a first history of the subject and long out-of-print, Burgo Partridge coolly and with great learning tells the story of one of the most fascinating of social phenomena: the.

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