chapter  I
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The Chip on the Shoulder

ByTheodor Reik, Paul Roazen

Why is it that the problem of bachelors and spinsters does not exist among primitive and half-civilized peoples? And why is it that we do not read about a surplus of unmarried women in China and Japan? And why did not the question arise in medieval culture; why was it not discussed two hundred, yes, even a hundred years ago?