Journals Higher Education



25 March 2014

288 Pages | 10 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199928422

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Regulating Passion

Sexuality and Patriarchal Rule in Massachusetts, 1700-1830

Kelly A. Ryan

  • Shows transformations caused by Revolution through engaging lens of sexuality.
  • Reconstructs sexual lives of poor, lower class, African Americans, and Indians, as well as urban and rural residents.
  • Uses revealing records that have not been looked at before, including file papers of sexual crimes at lower courts.