Imperiled Innocents: Anthony Comstock and Family Reproduction in Victorian America / Edition 1

Imperiled Innocents: Anthony Comstock and Family Reproduction in Victorian America / Edition 1

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by Nicola Kay Beisel
     
 

"Not only is Imperiled Innocents good sociology and good history, it also addresses timely public issues and is a pleasure to read. This is an exemplary work of historical sociology."—William H. Sewell, Jr., University of Chicago

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"Not only is Imperiled Innocents good sociology and good history, it also addresses timely public issues and is a pleasure to read. This is an exemplary work of historical sociology."—William H. Sewell, Jr., University of Chicago

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691027784
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
07/27/1998
Series:
Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,030,131
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Introduction: Family Reproduction, Children's Morals, and Censorship3
2The City, Sexuality, and the Suppression of Abortion and Contraception25
3Moral Reform and the Protection of Youth49
4Anthony Comstock versus Free Love: Religion, Marriage, and the Victorian Family76
5Immigrants, City Politics, and Censorship in New York and Boston104
6Censorious Quakers and the Failure of the Anti-Vice Movement in Philadelphia128
7Morals versus Art158
8Conclusion: Focus on the Family199
Notes219
Bibliography255
Index269

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