Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America by John DeMillo, John D'Emilio, Estelle B. Freedman |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America

Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America

by John DeMillo, John D'Emilio, Estelle B. Freedman
     
 
A fascinating, hard look at the history of American attitudes toward sex. "A grown-up book about a subject about which we can be astonishingly childish."--Washington Post Book World

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A fascinating, hard look at the history of American attitudes toward sex. "A grown-up book about a subject about which we can be astonishingly childish."--Washington Post Book World

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
The history of sexuality in the U.S. is not a progressive jump from repression to freedom, the authors maintain. Here, they ``cram into 400 pages balanced discussions of racial sex-stereotyping, Chinese slave rings, abortion, same-sex relationships, women's rights and AIDS-engendered conservatism,'' reported PW. Illustrated. (Apr.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060158552
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/1988
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.80(d)

Meet the Author

Estelle B. Freedman is the Edgar E. Robinson Professor in US History at Stanford University and the author of No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women.

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