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Lust on trial : censorship and the rise of American obscenity in the age of Anthony Comstock / Amy Werbel.

Werbel, Amy Beth, (author.).
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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 306.771 WER (Text) 31951004297120 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780231175227
  • ISBN: 0231175221
  • Physical Description: xii, 391 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2018]

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Introduction -- Anthony Comstock, from Canaan to Gotham -- Onward Christian soldiers: creating the industry and infrastructure of American vice suppression -- Taming America's "rich" and "racy" underbelly (volume I: 1871-1884) -- Artists, libertarians, and lawyers unite: the rise of the resistance (volume II: 1884-1895) -- New women, new technology, and the demise of Comstockery (volume III: 1895-1915) -- Conclusion: post mortem.
Subject: Comstock, Anthony, 1844-1915.
New York Society for the Suppression of Vice.
Censorship > United States > History.
Obscenity (Law) > United States > History.
United States > Moral conditions.

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