HistorySociopolitical Documentary published by Channel 4 in - English narration. Indeed pornography was instrumental in fermenting the French Revolution, with shockingly explicit sexual satire directed at the monarchy. Sexual imagery has been at the heart of culture all over the world, from the Cerne Abbas man to the painted walls of Pompeii, from the carvings of Bourges Cathedral to the obscene pamphlets of the French Revolution. At the end of the 70s the new vehicle for porn was video. Was this review helpful to you? Narrator 6 episodes, Edit Storyline A serious, non-titillating history of pornography, from the earliest days of erotic art right up to the present day's multimedia.
The final episode, produced inseems quite dated now - more of a snapshot of how things looked in rather than accurate predictions about the future of erotica.
Pornography: A Secret History of Civilisation
Views Article Discussion Edit History. The final episode, produced inseems quite dated now - more of a snapshot of how things looked in rather than accurate predictions about the future of erotica. Audible Download Audio Books. Add the first question. Color Black and White archive footage. The first episode gets my highest possible rating for an objective presentation on how our society became so conflicted over erotica. Photography was the greatest leap forward ever in the history of pornography.