“Inside the Bedchamber”

Classical Chinese Sexology
  • Fang Fu Ruan
Part of the Perspectives in Sexuality book series (PISE)


Thanks to the Yin-Yang philosophy and the positive sexual attitudes prevalent in ancient times, China is the source of the world’s oldest sexological texts. When the Chinese began recording their sexual beliefs and knowledge is unknown. The oldest known texts, which were clearly based on an already well-developed tradition, were written more than 2,000 years ago.


Sexual Intercourse Sexual Pleasure Tang Dynasty Chinese Text Vital Energy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fang Fu Ruan
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  1. 1.The Institute for Advanced Study of Human SexualitySan FranciscoUSA

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