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xx, 446 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Preface to the Second Edition Acknowledgments Introduction Part I: The Repoductive Matrix, 1600-1800 1. Cultural Diversity in the Era of Settlement 2. Family Life and the Refulation of Deviance 3. Seeds of Change Part II: Divided Passions, 1780-1900 4. Within the Family 5. Race and Sexuality 6. Outside the Family 7. Sexual Politics Part III: Toward a New Sexual Order, 1880-1930 8. "Civilized Morality" Under Stress 9. Crusades for Sexual Order 10. Breaking with the Past Part IV: The Rise and Fall of Sexual Liberalism, 1920 to the Present 11. Beyond Reproduction 12. Redrawing the Boundaries 13. Sexual Revolutions 14. The Sexualized Society 15. The Cntemporary Political Crisis Afterword Notes Selected Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226142647 20160528
The first full length study of the history of sexuality in America, Intimate Matters offers trenchant insights into the sexual behavior of Americans, from colonial times to today. D'Emilio and Freedman give us a deeper understanding of how sexuality has dramatically influenced politics and culture throughout our history. "Fascinating...[D'Emilio and Freedman] marshall their material to chart a gradual but decisive shift in the way Americans have understood sex and its meaning in their lives." --Barbara Ehrenreich, New York Times Book Review "[With] comprehensiveness and care ...D'Emilio and Freedman have surveyed the sexual patters for an entire nation across four centuries." --Martin Bauml Duberman, Nation "Intimate Matters is comprehensive, meticulous and intelligent." --Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World "This book is remarkable...[Intimate Matters] is bound to become the definitive survey of American sexual history for years to come." --Roy Porter, Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226142647 20160528
Green Library
HISTORY-52S-01
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v. ; 22 cm.
  • v. 1. An introduction.
Green Library
HISTORY-52S-01