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Major problems in the history of American sexuality : documents and essays, edited by Kathy Peiss

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Major problems in the history of American sexuality : documents and essays
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Major problems in the history of American sexuality
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documents and essays
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edited by Kathy Peiss
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M34 2002
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Peiss, Kathy Lee
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Major problems in American history series
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  • Sex
  • Sex customs
  • Sex in popular culture
  • Sexualität
  • USA
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Major problems in the history of American sexuality : documents and essays, edited by Kathy Peiss
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Sexuality in history -- Sexual cultures and encounters in the New World -- Regulating sexuality in the Anglo-American colonies -- Gender conflict and sex reform in the early nineteenth century -- Sexuality, race, and violence in slavery and freedom -- Love and intimacy in nineteenth-century America -- Free love, free speech, and sex censorship -- Prostitution and working-class sexuality in the early twentieth century -- Politics of reproduction -- Heterosexual norms and homosexual identities in popular culture -- Open secrets in cold war America -- Sexual revolution(s) -- Sexually transmitted diseases -- Sexual identities, family matters, and border crossings in contemporary America
  • 1. Sexuality in history. The social construction of sexuality / Jeffrey Weeks ; Essentialism and queer history / Rictor Norton ; Reading the silences around sexuality / John D. Wrathall -- 2. Sexual cultures and encounters in the New World. Baron Lahontan describes love and marriage among the Hurons, 1703 ; English trader John Lawson describes native sexuality in North Carolina, 1709 ; Father Joseph-Francois Lafitau praises native male friendships, 1733 ; Father Luis Jayme attacks sexual abuse of indigenous women, 1772 ; Columbus meets Pocahontas in the American South / Theda Perdue ; Sexual violence in the Spanish conquest of California / Antonia I. Castaneda / Interracial unions in French Louisiana / Jennifer M. Spear -- 3. Regulating sexuality in the Anglo-American colonies. Massachusetts colony's laws on sexual offenses, 1641-1660 ; Virginia regulates sex among servants, slaves, and masters, 1642-1769 / William Bradford witnesses "wickedness breaking forth" in Puritan Plymouth, 1642 ; Thomas or Thomasine? A case of transvestism in Virginia, 1629 ; "Changed...into the fashion of man": the politics of sexual difference in a seventeenth-century Anglo-American settlement / Kathleen Brown ; Sodomy in colonial New England / Richard Godbeer -- 4. Gender conflict and sex reform in the early nineteenth century. A trial for rape in New York, 1793 ; Boston female moral reformers condemn "licentious men, " 1838 ; Health reformer William Alcott discusses nymphomania, 1855 ; Sylvester Graham lectures young men on self-restraint, 1839 ; Navy drummer Philip C. Van Buskirk's private journal, 1852-1853 ; Male license and working-class women's sexuality / Christine Stansell ; Passionlessness: an interpretation of Victorian sexual ideology, 1790-1850 / Nancy F. Cott -- 5. Sexuality, race, and violence in slavery and freedom. Fugitive slave Lewis Clarke explains why "a slave can't be a man, " 1842 ; J.W. Lindsay describes sexual and family relations under slavery, 1863 ; Dr. Esther Hill Hawks recounts the rape of "Susan Black, " 1865 ; Harriet Jacobs relates incidents in the life of a slave girl, 1861 ; Chaplain A.B. Randall writes about the freedpeople's ideal of marriage, 1865 ; William H. Stallings testifies about Ku Klux Klan lynchings, 1871 ; Ida B. Wells-Barnett exposes the myth of the black rapist, 1892 ; Slave marriage and family relations / Brenda E. Stevenson ; Soul murder and slavery / Nell Irvin Painter -- 6. Love and intimacy in nineteenth-century America. Julia Deane Freeman praises "woman-friendship, " 1861 ; Walt Whitman's poetic embrace of comrades and lovers, 1860 ; A woman writes her lover during the Civil War, 1865 ; A Smith College student discusses her "crush, " 1881 ; Alice Mitchell as a "case of sexual perversion, " 1892 ; The female world of love and ritual / Carroll Smith-Rosenberg ; An erotic friendship between two African-American women / Karen V. Hansen ; Sexuality in Victorian courtship and marriage / Karen Lystra -- 7. Free love, free speech, and sex censorship. National Police Gazette advertisements for sexual literature and devices, 1867, 1886, 1893 ; Dr. Ely Van De Warker discusses the sale of abortifacient drugs, 1873 ; Anthony Comstock condemns obscene literature, 1883 ; Victoria C. Woodhull denounces "the scare-crows of sexual slavery, " 1873 ; Ezra Heywood advocates sexual self-government, 1878 ; "The word made flesh": language, authority, and sexual desire in late nineteenth-century America / Jesse F. Battan ; The criminally obscene women of Chicago / Shirley J. Burton -- 8. Prostitution and working-class sexuality in the early twentieth century. A government agent explains the white slave traffic, 1911 ; Wong Ah So describes her experiences as a prostitute in the early 1920s ; Cantonese rhymes from San Francisco's Chinatown, 1911-1915 ; "Farfariello" sings about courting and marriage in America, 1910 ; Reformers condemn "tough dancing, " 1920 ; An immigrant newspaper defends Czech dance halls, 1917 ; Emma Goldman analyzes "the traffic in women, " 1911 ; The marriages of mission-educated Chinese-American women / Peggy Pascoe ; Charity girls and city pleasures / Kathy Peiss -- 9. The politics of reproduction. Walter J. Hoffman describes childbirth and abortion among the Absaroka (Crow) and Dakota Indians, 1888 ; Eugene Caves reports a death from illegal abortion in rural Wisconsin, 1896 ; Margaret Sanger argues "the case for birth control, " 1917 ; The Supreme Court upholds forced sterilization, 1927 ; Women write Margaret Sanger for birth control advice, 1924, 1930, 1935, 1936 ; Women's use of a Baltimore birth control clinic, 1929 ; Birth control and social revolution / Linda Gordon ; Eugenics, sterilization, and social welfare / Molly Ladd-Taylor -- 10. Heterosexual norms and homosexual identities in popular culture. A Filipino's impressions of America in the 1920s ; Young women discuss petting, 1930 ; Henry James Forman considers the movies' influence on sexual behavior, 1933 ; The Motion Picture Production Code sets sexual standards, 1934 ; Black entertainer Mabel Hampton recalls lesbian life in the 1920s and 1930s ; Dr. La Forest Potter describes a drag ball, 1933 ; The invention of heterosexuality / Jonathan Ned Katz ; Gay men's strategies of everyday resistance / George Chauncey, Jr. -- 11. Open secrets in Cold War America. Alfred Kinsey reports on Americans' sexual behavior, 1948-1953 ; Women write Life and Look about the Kinsey report, 1953 ; Time covers the transformation of transsexual Christine Jorgensen, 1952-1953 ; The U.S. Senate investigates "sex perverts" in government, 1950 ; Psychiatrist Fredric Wertham "outs" Batman and Robin, 1953 ; Marge McDonald enters the lesbian community of Columbus, Ohio, 1955 ; Del Martin explains why lesbians need the Daughters of Bilitis, 1956 ; Christine Jorgensen and the Cold War closet / David Harley Serlin ; Popular sociology, reading, and coming out / Jeffrey Escoffier -- 12. Sexual revolution(s). Samuel Delany describes communal public sex in New York in the early 1960s ; David Mura reflects on "the internment of desire" in the mid-1960s ; Rosa Linda Fregoso recalls her sexual education in "Homegirls, cholas, and pachucas in cinema, " 1955 ; the Supreme Court rules on interracial marriage, 1967 ; A memoir of "Jane, " an illegal abortion service from 1969 to 1973 ; Feminist Anselma Dell'Olio argues that "the sexual revolution wasn't our war, " 1971 ; Carl Wittman issues a gay manifesto, 1969-1970 ; Fomenting a sexual revolution / David Allyn ; Sex politics in the city of sisterly and brotherly loves / Marc Stein -- 13. Sexually transmitted diseases. Nurse Eunice Rivers describes the Tuskegee syphilis study, 1953 ; President Bill Clinton apologizes for the Tuskegee syphilis study, 1997 ; The Denver principles to empower people with AIDS, 1983 ; ACT UP activist Robert Garcia faces AIDS, 1991 ; Policing public sex in a gay theater, 1995 ; Cleveland's black community responds to AIDS, 1998 ; The Tuskegee syphilis study / Allan M. Brandt ; AIDS and the bathhouse controversy / Ronald Bayer -- 14. Sexual identities, family matters, and border crossings in contemporary America. Nan D. Hunter defines the family in the Sharon Kowalski case, 1991 ; Andrew Sullivan makes a conservative case for gay marriage, 1989 ; Sex panic opposes gay assimilation, 1997 ; The risks of mail marriage, 1996 ; M. Evelina Galang evokes "deflowering the Sampaguita, " 1997 ; Gay families as the "families we choose" / Kath Weston ; Chicano men, a cartography of homosexual identity and behavior / Tomas Almaguer
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 516 p.
Isbn
9780395903841
Lccn
99071959
System control number
  • 3872091-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3872091
  • (Sirsi) i9780395903841
Label
Major problems in the history of American sexuality : documents and essays, edited by Kathy Peiss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Sexuality in history -- Sexual cultures and encounters in the New World -- Regulating sexuality in the Anglo-American colonies -- Gender conflict and sex reform in the early nineteenth century -- Sexuality, race, and violence in slavery and freedom -- Love and intimacy in nineteenth-century America -- Free love, free speech, and sex censorship -- Prostitution and working-class sexuality in the early twentieth century -- Politics of reproduction -- Heterosexual norms and homosexual identities in popular culture -- Open secrets in cold war America -- Sexual revolution(s) -- Sexually transmitted diseases -- Sexual identities, family matters, and border crossings in contemporary America
  • 1. Sexuality in history. The social construction of sexuality / Jeffrey Weeks ; Essentialism and queer history / Rictor Norton ; Reading the silences around sexuality / John D. Wrathall -- 2. Sexual cultures and encounters in the New World. Baron Lahontan describes love and marriage among the Hurons, 1703 ; English trader John Lawson describes native sexuality in North Carolina, 1709 ; Father Joseph-Francois Lafitau praises native male friendships, 1733 ; Father Luis Jayme attacks sexual abuse of indigenous women, 1772 ; Columbus meets Pocahontas in the American South / Theda Perdue ; Sexual violence in the Spanish conquest of California / Antonia I. Castaneda / Interracial unions in French Louisiana / Jennifer M. Spear -- 3. Regulating sexuality in the Anglo-American colonies. Massachusetts colony's laws on sexual offenses, 1641-1660 ; Virginia regulates sex among servants, slaves, and masters, 1642-1769 / William Bradford witnesses "wickedness breaking forth" in Puritan Plymouth, 1642 ; Thomas or Thomasine? A case of transvestism in Virginia, 1629 ; "Changed...into the fashion of man": the politics of sexual difference in a seventeenth-century Anglo-American settlement / Kathleen Brown ; Sodomy in colonial New England / Richard Godbeer -- 4. Gender conflict and sex reform in the early nineteenth century. A trial for rape in New York, 1793 ; Boston female moral reformers condemn "licentious men, " 1838 ; Health reformer William Alcott discusses nymphomania, 1855 ; Sylvester Graham lectures young men on self-restraint, 1839 ; Navy drummer Philip C. Van Buskirk's private journal, 1852-1853 ; Male license and working-class women's sexuality / Christine Stansell ; Passionlessness: an interpretation of Victorian sexual ideology, 1790-1850 / Nancy F. Cott -- 5. Sexuality, race, and violence in slavery and freedom. Fugitive slave Lewis Clarke explains why "a slave can't be a man, " 1842 ; J.W. Lindsay describes sexual and family relations under slavery, 1863 ; Dr. Esther Hill Hawks recounts the rape of "Susan Black, " 1865 ; Harriet Jacobs relates incidents in the life of a slave girl, 1861 ; Chaplain A.B. Randall writes about the freedpeople's ideal of marriage, 1865 ; William H. Stallings testifies about Ku Klux Klan lynchings, 1871 ; Ida B. Wells-Barnett exposes the myth of the black rapist, 1892 ; Slave marriage and family relations / Brenda E. Stevenson ; Soul murder and slavery / Nell Irvin Painter -- 6. Love and intimacy in nineteenth-century America. Julia Deane Freeman praises "woman-friendship, " 1861 ; Walt Whitman's poetic embrace of comrades and lovers, 1860 ; A woman writes her lover during the Civil War, 1865 ; A Smith College student discusses her "crush, " 1881 ; Alice Mitchell as a "case of sexual perversion, " 1892 ; The female world of love and ritual / Carroll Smith-Rosenberg ; An erotic friendship between two African-American women / Karen V. Hansen ; Sexuality in Victorian courtship and marriage / Karen Lystra -- 7. Free love, free speech, and sex censorship. National Police Gazette advertisements for sexual literature and devices, 1867, 1886, 1893 ; Dr. Ely Van De Warker discusses the sale of abortifacient drugs, 1873 ; Anthony Comstock condemns obscene literature, 1883 ; Victoria C. Woodhull denounces "the scare-crows of sexual slavery, " 1873 ; Ezra Heywood advocates sexual self-government, 1878 ; "The word made flesh": language, authority, and sexual desire in late nineteenth-century America / Jesse F. Battan ; The criminally obscene women of Chicago / Shirley J. Burton -- 8. Prostitution and working-class sexuality in the early twentieth century. A government agent explains the white slave traffic, 1911 ; Wong Ah So describes her experiences as a prostitute in the early 1920s ; Cantonese rhymes from San Francisco's Chinatown, 1911-1915 ; "Farfariello" sings about courting and marriage in America, 1910 ; Reformers condemn "tough dancing, " 1920 ; An immigrant newspaper defends Czech dance halls, 1917 ; Emma Goldman analyzes "the traffic in women, " 1911 ; The marriages of mission-educated Chinese-American women / Peggy Pascoe ; Charity girls and city pleasures / Kathy Peiss -- 9. The politics of reproduction. Walter J. Hoffman describes childbirth and abortion among the Absaroka (Crow) and Dakota Indians, 1888 ; Eugene Caves reports a death from illegal abortion in rural Wisconsin, 1896 ; Margaret Sanger argues "the case for birth control, " 1917 ; The Supreme Court upholds forced sterilization, 1927 ; Women write Margaret Sanger for birth control advice, 1924, 1930, 1935, 1936 ; Women's use of a Baltimore birth control clinic, 1929 ; Birth control and social revolution / Linda Gordon ; Eugenics, sterilization, and social welfare / Molly Ladd-Taylor -- 10. Heterosexual norms and homosexual identities in popular culture. A Filipino's impressions of America in the 1920s ; Young women discuss petting, 1930 ; Henry James Forman considers the movies' influence on sexual behavior, 1933 ; The Motion Picture Production Code sets sexual standards, 1934 ; Black entertainer Mabel Hampton recalls lesbian life in the 1920s and 1930s ; Dr. La Forest Potter describes a drag ball, 1933 ; The invention of heterosexuality / Jonathan Ned Katz ; Gay men's strategies of everyday resistance / George Chauncey, Jr. -- 11. Open secrets in Cold War America. Alfred Kinsey reports on Americans' sexual behavior, 1948-1953 ; Women write Life and Look about the Kinsey report, 1953 ; Time covers the transformation of transsexual Christine Jorgensen, 1952-1953 ; The U.S. Senate investigates "sex perverts" in government, 1950 ; Psychiatrist Fredric Wertham "outs" Batman and Robin, 1953 ; Marge McDonald enters the lesbian community of Columbus, Ohio, 1955 ; Del Martin explains why lesbians need the Daughters of Bilitis, 1956 ; Christine Jorgensen and the Cold War closet / David Harley Serlin ; Popular sociology, reading, and coming out / Jeffrey Escoffier -- 12. Sexual revolution(s). Samuel Delany describes communal public sex in New York in the early 1960s ; David Mura reflects on "the internment of desire" in the mid-1960s ; Rosa Linda Fregoso recalls her sexual education in "Homegirls, cholas, and pachucas in cinema, " 1955 ; the Supreme Court rules on interracial marriage, 1967 ; A memoir of "Jane, " an illegal abortion service from 1969 to 1973 ; Feminist Anselma Dell'Olio argues that "the sexual revolution wasn't our war, " 1971 ; Carl Wittman issues a gay manifesto, 1969-1970 ; Fomenting a sexual revolution / David Allyn ; Sex politics in the city of sisterly and brotherly loves / Marc Stein -- 13. Sexually transmitted diseases. Nurse Eunice Rivers describes the Tuskegee syphilis study, 1953 ; President Bill Clinton apologizes for the Tuskegee syphilis study, 1997 ; The Denver principles to empower people with AIDS, 1983 ; ACT UP activist Robert Garcia faces AIDS, 1991 ; Policing public sex in a gay theater, 1995 ; Cleveland's black community responds to AIDS, 1998 ; The Tuskegee syphilis study / Allan M. Brandt ; AIDS and the bathhouse controversy / Ronald Bayer -- 14. Sexual identities, family matters, and border crossings in contemporary America. Nan D. Hunter defines the family in the Sharon Kowalski case, 1991 ; Andrew Sullivan makes a conservative case for gay marriage, 1989 ; Sex panic opposes gay assimilation, 1997 ; The risks of mail marriage, 1996 ; M. Evelina Galang evokes "deflowering the Sampaguita, " 1997 ; Gay families as the "families we choose" / Kath Weston ; Chicano men, a cartography of homosexual identity and behavior / Tomas Almaguer
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 516 p.
Isbn
9780395903841
Lccn
99071959
System control number
  • 3872091-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3872091
  • (Sirsi) i9780395903841

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