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Purifying America: Women, Cultural Reform, and Pro-Censorship Activism, 1873-1933 Alison M. Parker

Purifying America: Women, Cultural Reform, and Pro-Censorship Activism, 1873-1933

Alison M. Parker

Published August 1st 1997
ISBN : 9780252023309
Hardcover
286 pages
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Debates over censorship often become debates over the influence of culture on societys morals and the perceived need to protect women and children. Purifying America explores the widespread middle-class advocacy of censorship as a popular reformMoreDebates over censorship often become debates over the influence of culture on societys morals and the perceived need to protect women and children. Purifying America explores the widespread middle-class advocacy of censorship as a popular reform around the turn of the century and provides a historical perspective on contemporary debates over censorship, morality, and pornography that continue to divide women.