Sex and Culture
by J. D. Unwin
Publisher: Oxford University Press 1834
Number of pages: 710
I discuss eighty uncivilized societies, and from the nature of their cultural behaviour make my first induction. Whenever our knowledge is complete, we find that in any vigorous society the method of regulating the relations between the sexes was constantly changing; and, unless there is direct evidence, it is wrong to assume that in any such society social laws were ever static and unchanging, even for three generations.
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