About this title: The surprising history of the vibrator--invented in the 1880s to treat "hysteria" in women. Maines traces the vibrator from its beginning as a sanctioned therapeutic treatment to its fall from respectability and disappearance from medical offices--after appearing in stag films in the 1920s--and its reemergence in the 1960s as a sex aid. 26 illustrations.
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