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Crossing over the line : legislating morality and the Mann Act / David J. Langum
Bib ID 1972596
Format BookBook
Author
Langum, David J., 1940-
 
Description Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, c1994 
xii, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0226468801 (acid-free paper) (cloth)
Series

Chicago series on sexuality, history, and society.

Full contents
  • 1. How Times Have Changed
  • 2. Prostitutes, Progressives, and Moral Panic, 1907-1914
  • 3. Early Enforcement, 1910-1916
  • 4. Blackmail and Extortion
  • 5. The Case of Caminetti v. United States
  • 6. Pieces of the Caminetti Puzzle
  • 7. The Morals Crusade, 1917-1928
  • 8. The Focus Shifts, 1929-1943
  • 9. The Crusade Sputters, 1944-1959
  • 10. The Mann Act and the Sexual Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Prostitution -- United States -- History.  |  Sex customs -- United States -- History.

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