Paperback / softback
October 12, 2018
9.00 Inches (US)
6.00 Inches (US)
.9 Pounds (US)
$18.00 USD, £14.00 GBP
v2.1 Reference


A Biography

Alfred C. Kinsey was perhaps the most controversial figure in the US during the 1950s. His books on sexual behavior in the human male and female made best-seller lists and were translated into thirteen languages. Kinsey was denounced by journalists, clergymen, members of Congress, educators, and even housewives, yet upon his death, the New York Times called him

In Kinsey: A Biography, Cornelia V. Christenson, an assistant to Dr. Kinsey, discloses the man behind the myth. She reveals how this dedicated family man and lover of the great outdoors began his journey as a scientist and ended up studying sexuality. And as Christenson points out, perhaps Kinsey's greatest accomplishment during his long struggle for academic freedom was protecting the freedom of the scientist to explore and analyze any field of inquiry.

About the Author

Mrs. Cornelia V. Christenson, a Trustee of the Institute for Sex Research, is author (with Paul H. Gebhard) of Sex Offenders: An Analysis of Types, and (with Theodore Robert Bowie) Studies in Erotic Art.  For many years she worked as an assistant to Dr. Kinsey.

9780253041487 : kinsey-christenson
Paperback / softback
272 Pages
$18.00 USD

Other Titles in BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Scientists & Psychologists

Measuring the Mosaic

Rick Helmes-Hayes
Mar 2010 - University of Toronto Press
$55.00 USD - Paperback / softback
$123.00 USD - Hardback

Alva Myrdal

Yvonne Hirdman
Jun 2008 - Indiana University Press
$34.95 USD - Hardback


Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy
Oct 2004 - Indiana University Press
$30.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Other Titles in Erotic confessions & true stories

Ernie Pyle

Sep 2020 - WTIU, an imprint of Indiana University Press
$25.00 USD - DVD-ROM
$18.00 USD - DVD video

The Diary

edited by Batsheva Ben-Amos, Dan Ben-Amos
Mar 2020 - Indiana University Press
$95.00 USD - Hardback
$38.00 USD - Paperback / softback

The Music Makers of Gennett Records

Mar 2019 - WTIU, an imprint of Indiana University Press
$18.00 USD - DVD video
$25.00 USD - DVD video