The man who hated women : : sex, censorship, and civil liberties in the Gilded Age

Title The man who hated women : : sex, censorship, and civil liberties in the Gilded Age
Names Sohn, Amy.
Book Number DB105672
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation History of Anthony Comstock, a US postal inspector, and his eponymous laws, which made it illegal to mail contraceptives and obscene material in 1873. Details the lives of eight women who challenged his outlook and laws, including Victoria C. Woodhull, the first woman presidential candidate. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2021.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Women's Interest - WOM
General Non-Fiction - GNF
The Law & Legal Rights - LAW
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Audience Notes Contains descriptions of sex.
Contains strong language.
LC Subject Pornography - United States - History
Postal inspectors - United States - Biography
Women - Sexual behavior - United States - History
Women - Social conditions - United States - History
United States - Moral conditions
Nonfiction
Biographies
Talking books
Call Number 363.28 B ANF
Language English
Released 2021
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2021
Original Publication Recorded from: First edition. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021. 9781250174826
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