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

By Peter V. Taberner

The making plans and writing of this publication has taken quite longer than I had initially meant; what started as a modest literary venture for 2 second-year clinical scholars has multiplied over 8 years to develop into a whole publication. the subject material lent itself all too simply to a sen­ sationalist method but, nonetheless, a strictly medical procedure could 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 distance and make the e-book intelligible and pleasing to the non-special­ ist, yet while making sure that it's factually right and thoroughly researched for the scientist or clinician. i've got constantly been inspired by way of Sir J .G. Frazer's creation to his vintage publication The Golden Bough during which he apologizes for the truth that an editorial initially meant simply to give 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 faux to such heady degrees of educational excellence.

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