THE EROTIC TRAVELER by Sir Richard Burton


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Subtitled ""an astonishing exploration of bizarre sex rites and customs by the great adventurer"" this is sexual anthropology at its most exotic. Here are the customs which provided the material for the Kama Sutra and the Arabian Nights as he explores the aberrant fetishisms of India, Africa and North and South America. It also gives some background on Burton the man as the editor has done a nice job of continuity on Sir Richard's study through the use of a running narrative. It may be assumed that the interest in this book will not be confined to its natural audience of sociologists, anthropologists and psychiatrists. Take a ""Q"" travel tip.

Pub Date: June 22nd, 1967
Publisher: Putnam