Sex Among the Rabble: An Intimate History of Gender & Power in the Age of Revolution, Philadelphia, 1730-1830

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Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, 2006 - History - 420 pages
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Placing sexual culture at the center of power relations in Revolutionary-era Philadelphia, Clare Lyons uncovers a world where runaway wives challenged their husbands' patriarchal rights and where serial and casual sexual relationships were commonplace. Re

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Clare A. Lyons is associate professor of history at the University of Maryland.

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