Sex in Middlesex: Popular Mores in a Massachusetts County, 1649-1699 / Edition 1

Sex in Middlesex: Popular Mores in a Massachusetts County, 1649-1699 / Edition 1

by Roger Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0870236563

ISBN-13: 9780870236563

Pub. Date: 06/28/2012

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

Social historian Roger Thompson brings the forgotten and faceless men and women in 17th-century Massachusetts to suggest that records from Middlesex County of the Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay show that the puritan social system was not so rigid and the relationships between sexes not so regulated as some historians have suggested. The argument of 'Sex in…  See more details below

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Social historian Roger Thompson brings the forgotten and faceless men and women in 17th-century Massachusetts to suggest that records from Middlesex County of the Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay show that the puritan social system was not so rigid and the relationships between sexes not so regulated as some historians have suggested. The argument of 'Sex in Middlesex' is revisionist: the 'puritans' and 'theocrats' who throng its pages do not behave in accordance with popular stereotype or conform tot he interpretations of major historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870236563
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
06/28/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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