Rereading Sex

Rereading Sex

Battles Over Sexual Knowledge and Suppression in Nineteenth=century America

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Baker & Taylor
A lively historical study of nineteenth-century attitudes toward human sexuality examines the various viewpoints that shaped American attitudes toward the human body, love, intercourse, masturbation, contraception, abortion, free love, and erotica. 15,000 first printing.

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Horowotz (American studies, Smith College) provides a scholarly exploration of 19th-century American attitudes towards sexuality, showing how an earthy acceptance of desire and sexual expression collided with the prohibitions broadcast from the pulpit and the printed page by evangelical Christian elements. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

A study of nineteenth-century opinions toward human sexuality examines the various viewpoints that shaped American attitudes toward the human body, love, intercourse, masturbation, contraception, abortion, free love, and erotica.

Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375401923
037540192X
Branch Call Number: 306.70973 HOR
Characteristics: viii, 514 p. :,ill., ports. ;,25 cm.

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