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  1. In the Web of Class
    "An analytic overview of the history of social welfare and juvenile justice in Boston..[Schneider] traces cogently the origins, development, and ultimate failure of Protestant and Catholic reformers' efforts to ameliorate working-class... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1993
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  2. The First Sexual Revolution
    In the early 1900s, a sexual revolution took place that was to define social relations between the sexes in America for generations. As Victorian values gradually faded, and a commercialized consumer culture emerged, the female... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 1992
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  3. Medical Malpractice in Nineteenth-Century America
    Highly readable . . . . interdisciplinary history of a high order.-- The Historian Well-written and superbly documented . . . . Both physicians and lawyers will find this book useful and fascinating.-- Journal of the American... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1992
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  4. Breaking the Bonds
    "In Breaking The Bonds, Merril Smith establishes the ambitious goal of determining 'what kind of problems arose in troubled marriages' and of analyzing 'how men and women coped with marital discord.' . . . To accomplish this,... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1992
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  5. Nurturing Neighborhood
    Drawing heavily on the reminiscences of the Brownsville boys themselves, and skillfully integrating these with material from newspapers, books, and commentary of the time, Sorin creates an original and compelling picture of the... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1990
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  6. Frederick Law Olmstead
    Frederick Law Olmsted is famous for his urban landscape designs: Central Park in Manhattan, Prospect Park in Brooklyn, and Franklin Park in Boston. Olmsted devoted much of his later life to this work. What was the source of this... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 1991
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  7. Dancing in Chains
    "Dancing in Chains is far more than a sensitive biography (though it is surely that); it is also a model of psychologically informed social and cultural history. Olsen recognizes that psychic conflicts often play themselves out... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1991
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