Monthly Archives: December 2014

“Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection;” a brisk and affectionate glance at the elusive printed record of the sex lives of 19th century America.

There’s an old saw that history is rarely written by the dissipated whore-mongers, which in part is why we might sometimes forget to give the seamier (or steamier) aspects of early American life their proper due. Happily, a corrective to … Continue reading

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