Table of contents for Sex among the rabble : an intimate history of gender and power in the age of revolution, Philadelphia, 1730-1830 / Clare A. Lyons.

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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
 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.