Eros and Modernization: Sylvester Graham, Health Reform, and the Origins of Victorian Sexuality in America

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Jan 1, 1983 - Social Science - 216 pages
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Examining the social and intellectual changes that produced a Victorian attitude toward sexuality in America, this book focuses on a loose alliance of reformers who fearing disorder and the weakening of traditional institutions, advocated better health habits and stricter sexual morality.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
9
Modernization and Sexuality in Europe and America
19
The Political Economy of Sex
40
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