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Title American sexual politics : sex, gender, and race since the Civil War / edited by John C. Fout and Maura Shaw Tantillo.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993.

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 Moore Stacks  HQ18.U5 A46 1993    Available  ---
Description vii, 413 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "Essays from the Journal of the history of sexuality"--Prelim. p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Childhood and sexual identity under slavery / Anthony S. Parent, Jr., and Susan Brown Wallace -- The sexualization of Reconstruction politics : White women and Black men in the South after the Civil War / Martha Hodes -- "Lost manhood" found : male sexual impotence and Victorian culture in the United States / Kevin J. Mumford -- "The Word made Flesh" : language, authority, and sexual desire in late nineteenth-century America / Jesse F. Battan -- A debate on the American home : the antipolygamy controversy, 1880-1890 / Joan Smyth Iversen -- Sex radicalism in the Canadian Pacific Northwest, 1890-1920 / Angus McLaren -- In search of "the real thing" : ideologies of love, modern romance, and women's sexual subjectivity in the United States 1920-40 / Pamela S. Haag -- Blues notes on Black sexuality : sex and the texts of Jessie Fauset and Nella Larsen / Ann duCille.
(cont.) The anatomy of lynching / Robyn Wiegman -- Danger on the home front : motherhood, sexuality, and disabled veterans in American postwar films / Sonya Michel -- Portraits of three "physicians of conscience" : abortion before legalization in the United States / Carole Joffe -- Disclosure and secrecy among gay men in the United States and Canada : a shift in views / Roy Cain -- Rubber wars : struggles over the condom in the United States / Joshua Gamson -- The return of butch and femme : a phenomenon in lesbian sexuality of the 1980s and 1990s / Lillian Faderman -- Of purebreds and hybrids : the politics of teaching AIDS in the United States / Katherine Cummings -- "Black gay male" discourse : reading race and sexuality between the lines / Arthur Flannigan-Saint-Aubin.
Subject Sex customs -- United States -- History.
Sex crimes -- United States -- History.
Sex and law -- United States -- History.
Added Author Fout, John C., 1937-
Shaw, Maura D.
Added Title Journal of the history of sexuality.
ISBN 0226257843 (cloth : alk. paper) : $39.95
0226257851 (pbk.) : $17.95