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Books Books 1 - 6 of about 6 citing The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America.

Seduction, Prostitution, and Moral Reform in New York, 1830-1860

Larry Whiteaker - History - 1997 - 177 pages
A challenge to viceThis book examines New York reformers' efforts during the Jacksonian era to prevent young women and men from straying into sexual vice. Convinced that sin ...
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William Lowndes Yancey and the Coming of the Civil War

Eric H. Walther - History - 2006 - 496 pages
IWilliam Lowndes Yancey (1814-63) was one of the leading secessionists of the Old South. In this first comprehensive biography, Eric H. Walther examines the personality and ...
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La escritura de la memoria: De los positivismos a los postmodernismos

Jaume Aurell, Jaume Aurell i Cardona - History - 2005 - 254 pages
La escritura de la memoria es un vibrante recorrido por la historiografía del siglo XX que combina admirablemente el desarrollo de la teoría con la exposición de los autores y ...
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Navigating Failure: Bankruptcy and Commercial Society in Antebellum America

Edward J. Balleisen - History - 2001 - 322 pages
Using rich and previously overlooked court records generated by the 1841 Federal Bankruptcy Act, Edward Balleisen explores the economic roots and social meanings of bankruptcy ...
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Shameless: The Visionary Life of Mary Gove Nichols

Jean L. Silver-Isenstadt - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 342 pages
"A shining example of women's history writing at its best. Literate and mercifully jargon-free, it is enhanced by Jean Silver-Isenstadt's tremendous grasp of the social ...
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