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Alfred C. Kinsey

sex the measure of all things : a biography

by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


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StatementJonathan Gathorne-Hardy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 514 p.
Number of Pages514
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6822995M
ISBN 101856196046
LC Control Number00303928

Book Description: Alfred C. Kinsey's revolutionary studies of human sexual behavior are world-renowned. His meticulous methods of data collection, from comprehensive entomological assemblies to personal sex history interviews, raised the bar for empirical evidence to an entirely new level. Alfred C. Kinsey () 18 works Search for books with subject Alfred C Adolf Meyer (), Alfred C. (Alfred Charles) Kinsey (), Alfred C. Kinsey, Alfred Bill Condon, 2 books Donald Porter Geddes, 2 books Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy, 2 books Luther Burbank, 1 book Fredric Wertham, 1 book Cornelia V.

Alfred C. Kinsey and his fellow researchers sought to accumulate an objective body of facts regarding sex. They employed first hand interviews to gather this data. This volume is based upon histories of approximately 5, males which were collected during a fifteen year period. Get this from a library! Alfred C. Kinsey: a life. [James H Jones] -- The hidden life of Alfred C. Kinsey, the principal architect of the sexual revolution.

ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL Americans of the 20th century, Alfred Charles Kinsey conducted landmark studies of male and female sexual behavior that helped usher in the “sexual revolution” of the s and s. He was born in Hoboken, NJ, on J , the son of Alfred Seguine Kinsey and Sarah Ann Charles. His father, a zealously religious and intimidating man, and a teacher at Cited by: 6. Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, Volume 2 Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, Volume 1 Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, Volume 1.


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Kinsey. The Inner Circle is a novel by T. Boyle first published in about the development of sexology in the United States and about Alfred Kinsey's rise to fame during the late s and early s as seen through the eyes of one of his loyal assistants. This assistant, however, John Milk, is a fictional character rather than a historical person.

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Indeed, there is a far darker side to Alfred Kinsey’s legacy. Alfred Kinsey’s Background. Alfred Kinsey was born in Hoboken, N.J. in His father, Alfred Kinsey Sr., was a devout Protestant who taught at Steven’s Institute of Technology. The home was not an intimate one, and could perhaps have been what stirred Kinsey’s interest in sex.

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No. 6, July/August   The Hardcover of the Sexual Behavior in the Human Female: 50th Anniversay Edition by Alfred C. Kinsey, Wardell B. Pomeroy, Clyde E. Martin, Paul H. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

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Kinsey and his associates W.B. Pomeroy and C.E. Martin, the first of its kind. Both this work and Kinsey’s Sexual Behavior in the Human Female () relied on personal Behavior in the Human Male created a sensation; although it was intended for a professional readership and was largely.

Kinsey, Alfred Charles (23 June –25 August ), entomologist and sex researcher, was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, the son of Alfred Seguine Kinsey, instructor of mechanical arts at Stevens Institute of Technology, and Sarah Ann father, a domineering and relentlessly pious patriarch, intimidated Sarah and the children.

Alfred was a frail boy who contracted rheumatic and. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Alfred C. Kinsey by James H. Jones,W.W. Norton edition, in English - 1st ed. Alfred C. Kinsey ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 8. Sex the Measure of All Things: A Life of Alfred C. Kinsey by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Alfred Kinsey, in full Alfred Charles Kinsey, (born JHoboken, New Jersey, U.S.—died AugBloomington, Indiana), American zoologist and student of human sexual behaviour.

Kinsey, a graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine (B.S., ), and of Harvard (doctor of science, ), taught zoology and botany at Harvard before joining the faculty of Indiana.The hidden life of Alfred C. Kinsey, the principal architect of the sexual revolution.

In this brilliant, groundbreaking biography, twenty years in the making, James H. Jones presents a moving and even shocking portrait of the man who pierced the veil of reticence surrounding human sexuality.

Jones shows that the public image Alfred Kinsey cultivated of disinterested biologist was in fact a 2/5(1).When published in this volume encountered a storm of condemnation and acclaim.

It is, however, a milestone on the path toward a scientific approach to the understanding of human sexual behavior. Dr. Alfred C. Kinsey and his fellow researchers sought to accumulate an objective body of facts regarding sex. They employed first hand interviews to gather this data.5/5(2).