The Myth of the Heterosexual: Anthropology and Sexuality for Classicists

  title={The Myth of the Heterosexual: Anthropology and Sexuality for Classicists},
  author={Holt Neumon Parker},
  pages={313 - 362}
  • H. Parker
  • Published 1 September 2001
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