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To the organization It s like reading a farmers almanac in feel and is anything but boring As for the effect of sex on history one only need look at the case of Madame Pompadore Chief Mistress of Louis XV yes an official title in the French court The Madame advised Louis to turn against Prussia in the Seven Years War the war ended disastrously for France which forfeited its American colonies to England and nearly bankrupt the French treasury The book is full of little facts like these and is a great read I recommend it highly I was expecting from this book It s basically a collection of disconnected anecdotes and facts Easy read although poorly written A lot of new and extremely interesting information Unfortunately the author was a bit bias with some topics but it didn t effect the uality of text in it I recommend it to anyone who likes history because that s wh. T liberal minded and sets the record straight with true stories of debauchery and titillation from Ancient history to the twentieth centuryIn it you'll find a huge range of well known figures from the Borgias to various kings and ueens Popes and priests Presidents and Prime Mini.
At the book is about in the end A very different and entirely entertaining view of history Some things are funny some horrifying some things are surprising All of it interesting Not for prudes Basically a list of interesting if bizarre anecdotes relating to some of history s colourful characters the writing could have benefited from a touch humour This book had a good concept idea but it was not well written Pretty interesting thoughts and stories about history and the lives of some of history s major and minor figures I have to admit I love books that teach me things I never knew I loved how this book started with the ancient Greeks and Romans though as it went on I thought it felt slightly disjointed I did love some of the information particularly regarding prostitution in old London however I think it felt rushed toward the end but it was overall enjoyable. Sters doctors lawyers saints and philosophers uite frankly they were all 'at it' in one way or another and have been since time immemorialFascinating funny and mind blowing in turn this enlightening book will turn your preconceived view of history on its head if that's your thin.
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You can watch my youtube video on this book here Very interesting written in short tid bits form which makes it easy to read No big long stories And there are category headings so you can skip the bits you may not be interested in Two of the prime factors determining the history of the world are religion and sex There is almost no historical event which did not have at least one or likely elements of both While there are many many books detailing the effects of religion on historical events there are darn few on the effects of sex Karen Dolby does an admirable ob of filling that gap no pun intended with History s Naughty Book Don t be fooled this is not some dry university diatribe written for a college course rather Bits is an easy read of fun little historical facts Each fact is covered in a few paragraphs or a couple of pages and there is no rhyme or reason. With each new generation we all tend to think of our predecessors as 'old fashioned' 'conservative' 'prim' 'proper' and downright dull The sexual revolution happened in the 1960s right Wrong History's Naughty Bits is full of incredible stories that would curl the hair of the mos.