Regulating Passion

Sexuality and Patriarchal Rule in Massachusetts, 1700-1830
Author(s): 
Ryan, Kelly A.
ISBN: 
9780199928422
Date published: 
April 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£35.99

Regulating Passion examines how the American Revolution changed the nature of patriarchal rule by shattering old ways of penalizing and publishing illicit sexual behavior and more people embarked on policing the sexual morality of society.