The American Social Experience

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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. Breaking the Bonds
    The late eighteenth century marked a period of changing expectations about marriage: companionship came to coexist as a norm alongside older patriarchal standards, men and women began to see their roles in more disparate ways,... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1992
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Dancing in Chains
    In this insightful study of the childhood and youth of William Dean Howells, Dancing in Chains demonstrates how the turbulent social and cultural changes of the early nineteenth century shaped the young Howells's emotional and... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1991
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