As it now stands, this is the only edition of my book in English authorized by me. I had not at first proposed to devote a whole volume to sexual inversion.
Many additions and necessary corrections have also been made throughout, though the stand-point and main conclusions re- (iii) IV PBEFACE TO SECOND EDITION. The only omission made is that of a brief appendix written for me by a woman physician. It has happened, however, that this part of my work is ready first, and, since I thus gain a longer period to develop the central part of my subject, I do not regret the change o( plan.Whether a book is still in copyright varies from country to country, and we can't offer guidance on whether any specific use of any specific book is allowed.Please do not assume that a book's appearance in Google Book Search means it can be used in any manner anywhere in the world.In any ease, however, it must be realized that in this volume we are not dealing with subjects belonging to the hinatie asylum or the prison.We arc concerned with individuals who live in freedom, some of them suffering intensely from their abnormal organization, but otherwise ordinary members of so- ciety.In a few cases we are concerned with individuals whose moral or artistic ideals have widely influenced their fellows, who linow nothing of the peculiar organization which has largely molded those ideals.I am indebted to several friends for notes, observatiou B, and correspondence on this subject, more especially to one, referred to as "Z.," and to another as "Q." who have ob- tained a considerable number of reliable histories for me, and have also snpphod many valuable notes; to "Joaiah Flynt" (whose articles on tramps in Ailan Hc Monthly and Earper^s Magazine have attracted wide attention) for an appendix on homosexuality among tramps; to Dra. exuality among Animals — Among the Lower Human Baces — f The Albanians— The Greeks— Ths Eakimo— The Tribes of the Northwest United States — Homosexu Hlity among Soldiers in Europe — Indifference Frequently Monifestf^d by European Lower Classes — Sesual Inversion at Rome — Homosesuality in Prisons — Among Men of Exceptional Intellect iand Moral Leaders — Muret — Michelangelo — Winkelmann — Homosexuality b English History — Walt Whitman — Verlaine — Burton's Climatic Theory at Homosexuality — The Racial Factor — The Prevalence of Homosexuality io-day.Maintain attribution Tht Goog Xt "watermark" you see on each file is essential for in forming people about this project and helping them find additional materials through Google Book Search. Keep it legal Whatever your use, remember that you are responsible for ensuring that what you are doing is legal.Do not assume that just because we believe a book is in the public domain for users in the United States, that the work is also in the public domain for users in other countries.Nevertheless, this work is expensive, so in order to keep providing tliis resource, we liave taken steps to prevent abuse by commercial parties, including placing technical restrictions on automated querying.We also ask that you: Make non-commercial use of the files We designed Google Book Search for use by individuals, and we request that you use these files for personal, non-commercial purposes.