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Introduction: Voices in the Sexual Conversation in Antebellum America

  • Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz
Part of the The Bedford Series in History and Culture book series (BSHC)

Abstract

“Attitudes toward Sex in Antebellum America” must seem to some readers a ridiculous subject. Wasn’t prudery in that era so extreme that piano legs were covered by pantaloons? A typical reaction to this topic by students and colleagues has been to ask with a laugh, “What? Was there more than one?”

Keywords

Sexual Expression Sexual Knowledge Popular Science Public Deliberation Explicit Material 
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© Bedford/St. Martin’s 2006

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  • Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz

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