Sex among the Rabble An Intimate History of Gender and Power in the Age of Revolution, Philadelphia, 1730-1830 /
Chapel Hill :
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press,
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Table of Contents:
- The sexual terrain of colonial and revolutionary Philadelphia
- A springboard to revolution : runaway wives and self-divorce
- The fruits of nonmarital unions : sex in the urban pleasure culture
- The pleasures and powers of reading : eroticization of popular print and discursive interpretations of sex
- Sex in the city in the age of democratic revolutions
- To be "free and independent" : sex among the revolutionary rabble
- Sex and the politics of gender in the age of revolution
- Normalizing sex in the nineteenth century : the assault on nonmarital sexuality
- Through our bodies : prostitution and the cultural reconstruction of nonmarital sexuality
- Through our souls : the benevolent reform of sexual transgressors
- Through our children : bastardy comes under attack.