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Imposing decency : the politics of sexuality and race in Puerto Rico, 1870-1920

Title
Imposing decency : the politics of sexuality and race in Puerto Rico, 1870-1920 / Eileen J. Suárez Findlay.
Published
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1999.
Description
xii, 316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents
Ch. 1. Respectable Ponce: Deciphering the Codes of Power, 1855-1898
Ch. 2. Motherhood, Marriage, and Morality: Male Liberals and Bourgeois Feminists, 1873-1898
Ch. 3. Decent Men and Unruly Women: Prostitution in Ponce, 1890-1900
Ch. 4. Marriage and Divorce in the Formation of the New Colonial Order, 1898-1910
Ch. 5. Slavery, Sexuality, and the Early Labor Movement, 1900-1917
Ch. 6. Saving Democracy: Debating Prostitution during World War I.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-308) and index.
Language
English
LCCN
99025911
ISBN
0822323753 (cl. : alk. paper)
9780822323754 (cl. : alk. paper)
0822323966 (pa. : alk. paper
Format
Book Book
Acquired On
February 27, 2012
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