This encyclopedia covers all types of sexual practices, from the familiar to the bizarre. It presents a guide to human sexual expression, covering practices and beliefs from cultures worldwide and throughout history. It also provides a survey of modern habits from acrotomophilia to zelophobia. This unusual volume contains more than 700 entries and 150 original and sometimes shocking illustrations. Brenda Love covers strange methods of arousal as well as hundreds of bizarre sex activities such as erotic balls, and love potions.