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Sex and citizenship in antebellum America

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The University of North Carolina Press , Chapel Hill, N.C
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History., Women"s rights -- United States -- History., Feminism -- United States -- His

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StatementNancy Isenberg.
SeriesGender and American culture, Gender & American culture.
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LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.U6 I83 1998
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Paginationxviii, 319 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL353670M
ISBN 100807824429, 0807847461
LC Control Number98013349

Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America resurrects the breadth and complexity of the antebellum women's rights movement. In this major reassessment of antebellum political culture, Isenberg greatly increases our understanding of the power of the movement during its time and over timeMichael Grossberg, Indiana UniversityCited by: Democracy was in the process of being redefined in antebellum America by controversies over such volatile topics as fugitive slave laws, temperance, Sabbath laws, capital punishment, prostitution, the Mexican War, married women's property rights, and labor reform--all of which raised significant legal and constitutional questions.

Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America resurrects the breadth and complexity of the antebellum women's rights movement. In this major reassessment of antebellum political culture, Isenberg greatly increases our understanding of the power of the movement during its time and over time.—Michael Grossberg, Indiana UniversityAuthor: Nancy Isenberg.

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Nancy Isenberg’s Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America is an interesting, but fairly heavy read. While this book could be combined with many of the others that we have read over the last fourteen weeks in a discussion of politics, most of the other books showcase the political role of women as quiet gestures, charitable gatherings, secondhand movements as a part of something.

Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America Chapter 1: Firstborn Feminism. As an autobiography is more interesting than a sketch by another, so is history written by its actors, as in both cases we get nearer the soul of the subject.

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As a consequence, experience enabled Americans to see themselves as even more English than the English, rather than as a way for them to distinguish themselves from. With this book, Nancy Isenberg illuminates the origins of the women's rights movement.

Rather than herald the singular achievements of the Seneca Falls convention, she examines the confluence of events and ideas—before and after —that, in. Nancy Isenberg. Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, xviii + pp. $ (paper), ISBN ; $ (cloth), ISBN Reviewed by Stacey M.

Robertson (Department of History and Women's Studies Program, Bradley University) Published on H-SHEAR (March, ). Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America. By Nancy Isenberg. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, xx, pp.

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Birthright Citizens is revelatory and timely, a book that arrives as another group of Americans wages another unrelenting fight for citizenship.' Ibram X. Kendi - author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in AmericaCited by: 8.What is the role of sex in the age of democratic beginnings?

Despite the sober republican ideals of the Enlightenment, the literature of America’s early years speaks of unruly, carnal longings.

Elizabeth Dill argues that the era’s proliferation of texts about extramarital erotic intimacy manifests not an anxiety about the dangers of unfettered feeling but an endorsement of : Elizabeth Dill.Download file to see previous pages Intimate issues are approached diligently and therefore many people had experienced sexuality based on racial, gender difference and cultural perspectives.

All these contribute to the views that sex as an activity was rejected but ironically taking place.2 The main deterrent for premarital sex in Antebellum US was the fear of women and girls getting pregnant.