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<hr> <hr> Contents <BR><HR><BR> <TOC> List of Illustrations and Tables 00 List of Abbreviations and Short Titles 00 Introduction 00 Part I. The Sexual Terrain of Colonial and Revolutionary Philadelphia 00 1. A Springboard to Revolution: Runaway Wives and Self-Divorce 00 2. The Fruits of Nonmarital Unions: Sex in the Urban Pleasure Culture 00 3. The Pleasures and Powers of Reading: Eroticization of Popular Print and Discursive Interpretations of Sex 00 Part II. Sex in the City in the Age of Democratic Revolutions 00 4. To Be <"Free and Independent": Sex among the Revolutionary Rabble 00 5. Sex and the Politics of Gender in the Age of Revolution 00 Part III. Normalizing Sex in the Nineteenth Century: The Assault on Nonmarital Sexuality 00 6. Through Our Bodies: Prostitution and the Cultural Reconstruction of Nonmarital Sexuality 00 7. Through Our Souls: The Benevolent Reform of Sexual Transgressors 00 8. Through Our Children: Bastardy Comes under Attack 00 Conclusion and Reflection 00 Appendix Establishing Class 00 Bastardy Totals 00 Mothers' Requests for Out-Relief Bastardy Child Support 00 Sexual Transgressions 00 Manuscript Sources 00 Acknowledgments 00 Index 00
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Sex -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Sex role -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Marginality, Social -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.