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American Social, Cultural and Intellectual History (HISTORY 639B and AMERICAN STUDIES 646) Sakamaki A-201 RESEARCH

SEMESTER Wed. 3-5:30 p.m. Richard L. Rapson rapson@hawaii.edu January 12, 2005 Web Page: www2.hawaii.edu/~rapson Office Hours: TuTh, 10:20-11; Wed, 2:30-3 and by appointment. 956-6801 Office: Sakamaki B-215 rapson@aol.com

Members of this seminar typically come from a wide variety of backgrounds, disciplines, and interests. The disciplines represented always include History and American Studies, of course. But increasing numbers are coming from Psychology plus a sprinkling from English, Philosophy, Social Work, Speech, Business, International Relations, Theatre, Sociology, various other social sciences, and other quarters as well. Bearing that in mind, I have tried to construct a course that will be slightly different for each person, one that will be tailored to individual needs and interests as much as possible. There will be a balance of things we all do together and those that will be done individually; the balance will differ with each person. I‟ll meet with each of you separately to do the tailoring. The best way to grasp my objectives in the seminar is to see them as falling into six categories, described below 1. Multicultural issues and the University today (note the class on Jan. 19). 2. Multidisciplinary matters (five joint classes with the graduate seminar in Social Psychology). 3. The need for Synthesis (my seven presentations: see in schedule). 4. Individual explorations (one-on-one work with me). 5. Film, Fiction, and History—and Teaching. 6. Readings in Non-Traditional History: The New Cultural History and The New Psychological History (see lists below).

THE WORK TOGETHER
1. We begin with a look at the intense culture wars generated from the Academy (not incidentally from History and American Studies programs), reaching into U.S. society-at-large, and then sent back into the Universities. We read together and discuss two well-known and contending books which debate multiculturalism and which also address some of the related theoretical matters. They also look at the general state of American Universities today. We‟ll do this at the beginning of the course and factor in the very conservative tilt of the country outside the halls of Ivy. At the end of the course, we‟ll read my newest book (AMAZED BY LIFE: CONFESSIONS OF A NON-RELIGIOUS BELIEVER)—one that touches on these and other matters.

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2. Then we explore the new multidisciplinary strategies that may very well revolutionize intellectual and academic life in the next century. We do this essentially by introducing a course-within-a-course into our seminar; in five of our sessions, we will meet jointly with the graduate seminar in Social Psychology and together we will investigate the exciting connections between psychology and history. And we will chart some joint research strategies with the psychologists. Does this joint enterprise, which transcends traditional academic specialization, offer us a glimpse into the intellectual future? 3. Finally, in a time of narrow specialization, I‟d like to put in some good words (via a series of presentations plus some informal discussion of the AMAZED . . . book) for The Big Picture, for synthesis . And at a time when some theories emphasize how little we can truly know, I‟d like to say some good things about what we can (if imperfectly) “know.” In this seminar, we‟ll swim (with respect) a bit against the prevailing academic tides.

THE INDIVIDUALLY-TAILORED WORK
4. There are several possibilities here, some of which relate to things currently on my mind, others that belong exclusively to your mind. I‟ll work out the choices with each of you individually, but they fall into the following categories. A. Your own research interests, which can be pursued in a number of ways. History graduate students who wish this seminar to count as a research seminar must, obviously, complete a research paper developed in my conversations with you. Or, B. Reading some books in the new psychological history or the new cultural history (see my extensive list at the end). Students who previously attended my joint seminars with the Social Psychology seminar might typically pursue matters we began there through further reading. My list includes many outstanding, innovating books in social, cultural, and intellectual history, most of which have been written in the past 15 years. This will afford us a glimpse of what now is possible as history ventures into new territories in novel ways. Or, C. Reading a collection of what I call „Historically-informed fiction.” This enterprise might include reading John Updike‟s “Rabbit Quartet” or Gore Vidal‟s „American Chronicles.” Or, D. Exploration into the relatively unexamined and quite exciting relationship between films and history. I explain items #3 & 4 more fully below. Or, E. Something else more germane to your own particular interests.

These new forms of expression will certainly make their way into our classrooms. WORK DONE BY ALL Reading: Bloom. many of our finest novelists have turned to the past for inspiration. composers. where characters speak invented lines in language right out of today‟s sitcoms. films with historical settings that are far more about “entertainment value” than about any genuine interest in the past. in America.L. many Americans get their history from Disney theme parks. Discussions: Five sessions with Psychology graduate students plus seven others (on our own) dealing with modern History‟s largest themes and issues. relaxed atmosphere in which we truly learn from and help each other—an experience of co-operative. Since the end of World War II. A sub-theme in this course not only recognizes these new ways of doing history. E. AND HISTORY Historians in Research Universities have tended to equate the study of the past with the methods and expression of traditional scholarship. assessing various strengths and dangers. We will look at implications both for teaching as well as for research. FICTION. John Updike. First-rate work about the past is being done by filmmakers. Further. Toni Morrison. (Tons of third-rate work is also being done in the form of television docudramas with no interest in accuracy. sophisticated. but that they have had a major impact in the teaching as well as the doing of history. And. finally. Amazed By Life—plus handouts. We shall examine and analyze these different modes for resurrecting the past. directors like Ken Burns and David Grubin and the makers of “The American Experience” series have recently brought historical integrity to their films. that tradition does not exist--until recently.3 FILMS. novelists. that is. as well as by scholars from a variety of disciplines. is it far-fetched to think that Universities could even be helpful in forging a new generation of filmmakers and fiction writers who will enrich our understanding of the past and of culture? All in all. Gore Vidal. . Levine. Don DeLillo. But history is no longer the private preserve of the academics. Phillip Roth. I hope to create in the seminar a grown-up. and enjoyable intellectual exploration. And on television. Doctorow and others have done their research before casting their fictions in previous eras.) We can find in much of European film and TV an almost instinctive concern for historical accuracy.

9 Feb. 19 Introductions UNIVERSITIES AND MULTICULTURALISM Read Allan Bloom. 12 Jan. and Marriage: The Future Jan. The Family. The Family.” Big Picture Lecture and Discussion #2: “Why the West? Religion and Science” Joint Meeting with Social Psychology Graduate Seminar (650/751). Sex. and Marriage: The Present Big Picture Lecture and Discussion#4: “How is America Different? Is It Exceptional? The Egalitarian Model” Joint Meeting (III) with Social Psychology Graduate Seminar. Research and Reports chosen from varying combinations of: Film and History Fiction and History Psychological History Your own Research and Intellectual Interests SCHEDULE Jan. The Family. 16 Feb. The Opening of the American Mind.4 INDIVIDUAL WORK Reading. Sex. 26 Feb. Big Picture Lecture and Discussion #1: “The Westernization of the Modern World. The Closing of the American Mind (including Preface by Saul Bellow) and Lawrence Levine. Sex. 23 March 2 March 9 . All Joint Classes Meet in Sakamaki A-201. and Marriage: The Past Big Picture Lecture and Discussion #3: “Micro-History and Textual Analysis— The Village Blacksmith” Joint Meeting (II) with Social Psychology Graduate Seminar. 2 Feb.

Consensus History” March 23 March 30 SPRING VACATION Joint Meeting (IV) with Social Psychology Graduate Seminar.” Big Picture Lecture and Discussion #7: “The Contemporary Climate of Opinion” April 6 April 13 April 20 April 27* Conclusions. Sex: Past. Present.) May 4 *********************************************************** +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ . Completion of Independent Work (I will be available all afternoon in my office to meet with you. Big Picture Lecture and Discussion #6: “The Holocaust and „Evil‟ in History” Final Joint Meeting with Social Psychology Graduate Seminar. Also Film: “The Amazing Randi. Cross-Cultural Considerations.5 March 16 Big Picture Lecture and Discussion #5: “Progressive vs. Amazed By Life: Confessions of a Non-Religious Believer (2003) *THIS CLASS WILL MEET AT MY HOME. Future. Read RLR.

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Press: New Haven. Drudges. 1991) John Demos. The Gift in Sixteenth-Century France (U. and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (Norton: NY. The Frenzy of Renown: Fame and Its History (Oxford U. Straus: NY.1995) Robert Darnton. 1999) Judith Flanders. Guns. The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life And Deathof a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York (Knopf: NY. Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War (Holt: NY. and Other Episodes in French Cultural History (Basic Books: NY. 2000) Richard Evans. 1994) Jared Diamond. The Channeling Zone: American Spirituality in an Anxious Age (Harvard U.. of Wisconsin Press: Madison.11 of Commerce (1982). Germs. The Kiss of Lamourette: Reflections in Cultural History (Norton: NY. Food: A History (NY: Macmillan. George Washington’s False Teeth: An Unconventional Guide to the Eighteenth Century (Norton: NY. 1998) Natalie Zemon Davis. 1984) Leo Braudy. Press: Cambridge. 1984) Robert Darnton. In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought (Oxford U. 1983) Natalie Zemon Davis. The Return of Martin Guerre (Harvard U. Inside the Victorian Home: A Portrait of Domestic . The Myth of Matriarachal Prehistory: Why an Invented Past Won’t Give Women a Future (Beacon Press: Boston. Davidson. 2001) Carl Degler. Tales from the German Underworld (Yale Univ. 3. 2003) Robert Darnton. Press: NY. 1999 Felipe Fernandez-Armesto. Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s (Farrar. Press: London. Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s (Oxford U. A Brief History of the Human Race (Norton: NY. Martin’s Press: NY. Press: Cambridge. America’s Women: Four Hundred Years of Dolls. 1986) Michael Brown. 1997) Patricial Cline Cohen. Perspective of the World (Harper & Row: NY. The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America (Knopf: NY. 2002) Sheila Fitzpatrick.1995) Barbara Ehrenreich. 2003) James N. Helpmates and Heroines (Morrow: NY. 1997) Ann Douglas. 2003) Michael Cook. The Forbidden Best Sellers of Prerevolutionary France ( Norton: NY. 1990) Robert Darnton. 1998) Gail Collins. The Great Cat Massacre. Mass. Press: NY. Courtesans & Fishcakes: The Consuming Passions of Classical Athens (St. 1997) Cynthia Eller.

2000) Ann Goldberg. The Family in the Western World from the Black Death to the Industrial Age (Oxford U. 1815-1849 (Oxford U. 1999) Michael Kammen. and the Family in England. 1993) Hans Ulrich Gumbert. Press: London. Death in the Victorian Family (Oxford U. Madness and the Mysteries of Syphilis (Basic Books: NY. Post-Ethnic America: Beyond Multiculturalism (Basic Books: NY. American Culture. Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century (Yale U. The Idea of Decline inWestern History (The Free Press: NY. Press: New Haven. Sleeping with Extra-Terrestrials: The Rise of Irrationalism and Perils of Piety (Pantheon: NY. Religion. Press: London 1998) Rhys Isaac. Press: London. 2002) Lawrence Friedman. 2004) Pat Jalland. 1999) Peter Gay. The Horizontal Society (Yale U. The Transformation of Virginia. 1998) Barbara Hanawalt. Religion. Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism (Metropolitan Books: NY. 1815-1916 (Norton: NY. Character. and the Making of Modern Madness: The Eberbach Asylum and German Society. Press: London. Transvaluations: Science. Press: London. and The Promise of America (NY: Holt. 1740-1790 (U. Press: Baltimore. In 1926: Living On the Edge of Time (Harvard U. A Perfect Fit: Clothes. Schnitzler’s Century: The Making of Middle-Class Culture. Jews and Secular Culture--Studies in Mid-Twentieth-Century American Intellectual History (Princeton U. Pre Press: Princeton. 2003) Paul Heelas. 2001 Carlo Ginzburg. Press: London. The Ties That Bound: Peasant Families in Medieval England (Oxford U. Sex. Press: Cambridge. 1997) Ralph Houlbrooke. of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill. Press: New Haven. 1986) Deborah Hayden. 1999) . 1997) David Hollinger. The New Age Movement: The Celebration of the Self and the Sacralization of Modernity (Oxford U. Death. 1997) David Hollinger. No Turning Back: The History and the Future Of Women (Profile: NY. 1980) Jonathan Glover. 1999) Beatrice Gottlieb. The Cheese and the Worm: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller (Johns Hopkins U. 1982) Susan Jacoby. 2004) Estelle Freedman. Pox: Genius. 1996) Jenna Weissman Joselit. 1997) Arthur Herman. 1480-1750 (Oxford U. American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century (Knopf: NY. 2001) Wendy Kaminer.12 Life in Victorian England (Norton: NY.

Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization (Norton: NY. of Chicago Press: Chicago. 1997) Jackson Lears. 1991) Simon Schama. Naked to the Bone: Medical Imaging in the 20th Century (Rutgers U. The Beggar and the Professor: A Sixteenth-Century Family Saga. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer. 1994) Patricia Meyer Spacks. 1820. 1997) Regina Morantz-Sanchez. The Creation of Feminist Consciousness: From the Middle Ages to 1870 (Oxford U. Dead Certainties: Unwarranted Speculations (Knopf: NY. Virgins of Venice: Enclosed Lives and Broken Vows in The Renaissance Convent (Viking: NY. Money. The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500-2000 (Random House: NY. and Transformed American Culture Since World War II (Basic Books: NY. Press: . to 1950 (HarperCollins: NY. D. 1999) Charles Murray: Human Accomplishment: The Pursuit of Excellence In the Arts and Sciences—800 B. 1993) Seymour Martin Lipset. Press: NY.13 Paul Kennedy. A History of Reading (Penguin: NY. Fables of Abundance: A Cultural History of Advertising in America (Basic Books: NY. 1997) Steven Ozment.1995) Carl Schorske. 2004) Richard L. Not like Us: How Europeans Have Loved. 1997) Mary Laven. (U. 1995) Gerda Lerner. Press: NY. 1988) Daniel Roche. Press: NY. London: A Social History (Harvard U. American Yearnings: Love. 1987) Simon Schama. 2002) Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie. American Exceptionalism: A Double-Edged Sword (1996) Alberto Manguel. Rapson. The Approaching Fury: Voices of the Storm. Hated. The Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and the Modern Gastronomic Culture (Harvard U. The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age (Collins: London. The Burger-Meister’s Daughter: Scandal in a 16thCentury German Town (1996) Richard Pells.C.1861 (HarperCollins: NY.C. Press: Cambridge. 2003) Stephen Oates. Conduct Unbecoming A Woman: Medicine on Trial in Turn-of-the-Century Brooklyn (Oxford U. France in the Enlightenment (Harvard U. Press: Rebecca Spang. Straus: NY. 1998) Roy Porter. Fin-de-Siecle Vienna: Politics and Culture (Knopf: NY. and Endless Possibility (University Press of America: Washington.1995) Rebecca Spang. 1987) Bettyann Kevles. 1995) Stephen Prothero. The Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and the Modern Gastronomic Culture (Harvard U. 1999) Simon Schama. Press: Cambridge.. Landscape and Memory (Knopf: NY. 1980) Richard Sennett. American Jesus: How the Son of God Became A National Icon (Farrar. Boredom: The Literary History of a State of Mind (University of Chicago Press: Chicago.

1988) Lynn Hunt. The Opening of the American Mind: Canons.D. 1998) Marina Warner. 1999) Peter Stearns.1989) About History (NY. ed. 1997) Garry Wills. Telling the Truth 1993) Dominic Strinati.14 Cambridge. The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth (Vintage: NY. M. God's Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan ( Norton: NY. 1996 Jonathan Spence.. 1630-1860 (Univ. 2000) Jonathan Spence. The American Century: Varieties of Culture in (HarperCollins: NY. Cultural Selection: Why Some Achievements Withstand the Test of Time--and Others Don’t (Basic Books: NY. Fuller Torrey. The New Cultural History (1989) Andrew Ross. Press: London..1995) Culture. 1997) E. Lynn Hunt. An Intimate History of Humanity (HarperCollins: NY. and History Modern Times . and Judy Miller. No Respect: Intellectuals and Popular Culture Joyce Appleby. (Routledge: NY. The Chan’s Great Continent: China in Western Minds (Norton: NY. Fat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West (NYU Press: NY. 1995) ************************************************************************ ************************************************************************ ***************************************************************** About Cultural History and Culture: Norman Cantor. The Question of Hu (Knopf: NY. 1988) Jonathan Spence. 2002) Glenn Wallach. From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers (Chatto & Windus: London. John Wayne’s America: The Politics of Celebrity (Simon & Schuster: NY. 1997) Liselotte Steinbrugge. The Moral Sex: Woman’s Nature in the French Enlightenment (Oxford U. (Beacon Press: Boston. An Introduction to Theories of Popular Culture Lawrence Levine. 1992) Theodore Zeldin. of Massachusetts Press: Amherst. 1997) Deconstruction (Peter (Routledge: NY. Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America (Simon & Schuster: NY. 1995) Gary Taylor. Jefferson's Declaration of Independence (1979) Garry Wills. 1996) Norman Cantor. 2000)Cambridge. The Invisible Plague: The Rise of Mental Illness from 1750 to the Present Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. Obedient Sons: The Discourse of Youth and Generations in American Culture. and Margaret Jacob. Twentieth Century Culture: Modernism to Lang: NY. 1995) Garry Wills.

Penelope Fitzgerald. Margaret Atwood. His novella Rabbit Remembered appears in Licks of Love (2000). Rabbit Redux (1970). Doctorow’s “Trilogy(in historical.S. Byatt.Also his In the Beauty of the Lilies (1996). Burr (1973). not publication.15 Joel Pfister and Nancy Schnog. Run (1960). (1967). Empire (1987). In Defense of History (Norton: NY. Hollywood (1990).(1971). eds. 1999) ************************************************************************ ******************************************************************* A Few Favorite Historically-Informed American Fiction Works Max Byrd. Anthony Burgess. Also his Smithsonian Institution (1998). Julian Barnes. Jefferson: A Novel (1993) and Jackson: A Novel (1998) Don DeLillo. 1876 (1976). John Fowles. William Golding. Kazuo Ishiguro. Also his American Pastoral (1997) and The Plot Against America (2004) John Updike’s “Rabbit Quartet. Rose Tremain.A. Graham Swift.C.S. Excellent British. order). U. (1979) Zuckerman Unbound (1981). Lonesome Dove (1985) Toni Morrison.. not publication. Invisible Man (1952) Joseph Heller. Pat Barker. 1997) Richard Evans.” Rabbit. Ghost Writer. Australian and Canadian Writers of HistoricallyInformed Fiction Peter Ackroyd. Golden Age (2000) and Washington. Also his Billy Bathgate (1985) World’s Fair (1989). Libra (1988) and Underworld (1997) E. order). Lolita (1970) Phillip Roth’s “Zuckerman Bound” Trilogy. Rabbit Is Rich (1980). Peter Carey. Welcome to Hard Times (1960) Ragtime (1975). Song of Solomon (1977) Vladimir Nabokov. and Celebrity James Dudley Andrew. Alice Munro. Ian McEwan. Inventing the Psychological: Toward a Cultural History of Emotional Life in America (Yale University Press: New Haven.L. (trilogy) Ralph Ellison. Lincoln (1984). A. Gore Vidal’s “American Chronicles” series (in historical. and Rabbit at Rest (1990). and The Anatomy Lesson (1983). D. Catch-22 (!961) Larry McMurtry. Popular Culture. The Major Film Theories: An Introduction . The Book of Daniel. Beginning Books on Film. andWaterworks (1994) John Dos Passos.

(1971). ed. Individualism and Conformity in the American Character. R.S. (1971). Britons View America: Travel Commentary. Rapson.. 2. L.h-net. An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood (1988) __________. WA: University of Washington Press. Power. ed..edu/~filmhis/ ************************************************************************ ************************************************ Books by RLR (in chronological order) 1. New York: D. Amusing Ourselves to Death.msu.. Trow.: Public Discourse In the Age of Show Business (1986) Robert Sklar. Theories of Mass Communication (1989) Stuart and Elizabeth Ewen. Address of the Eye: A Phenomenology of Film Experience (1992) George W. The Cult of Youth in Middle-Class America..L. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.C. and the Culture of Celebrity (1994) __________. Rapson.C. Seattle. 1860-1935 . ed. Film Genre Reader II (1995) Robert Hughes. Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings (1992) Michael Parenti. Channels of Desire: Mass Images and The Shaping of American Consciousness (1992) Neal Gabler. 4. L. Heath. Make Believe Media: The Politics of Entertainment (1991) Neil Postman. Rapson. 1950-1998 (1999) Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies and the Historians Film Committee www. 3. Heath. Movie-Made America: A Cultural History of America (1994) Vivian Sobchak. The Culture of Complaint Gerald Mast. Richard L. . (1967). Winchell: Gossip. Rapson. My Pilgrim’s Progress: Media Studies. Major Interpretations of the American Past. Life the Movie: How Entertainment Conquered Reality (1999) Barry Grant. R. R. ed.16 (1976) Melvin DeFleur. New York: D. (1972).

R. & Rapson. 7.: University Press of America. and Endless Possibility Lanham. L. of Chicago . L. sex. Social Tolerance. (1978). 12. Emotional contagion.: University Press of America. Hatfield... Hatfield.C. Rapson. R.1965) *Lawrence Stone. Denials of Doubt: An Interpretation of American History. Fairly Lucky You Live Hawaii! Cultural Pluralism in the Fiftieth State. Sex and Marriage: In England 1500-1800 (Harper: NY. L. Lanham. and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century (U. 8. D. (1988). At Odds: Women and the Family in America from the Revolution to the Present (Oxford U. John. 1980) John Boswell. Rapson. E. E. biology. New York: Xlibris (Random House) 14. The Family. E. 6. 1977) Emmanuel Roy Ladurie. PA: SterlingHouse 13. & Rapson. & Rapson. D. & Rapson. (2000) Rosie. L. R.* denoting excellent overviews and listed in chronological order: Philippe Aries. Rapson.C. Montaillou: Promised Land of Error (Vintage: NY.L. New York: Allyn & Bacon. (2003) Amazed By Life: Confessions of a Non-Religious Believer. & Rapson. 1978) *Carl Degler.L. R. (2003) Darwin’s Law. Elaine. R. (1980). 10. R.L. R. Centuries of Childhood (Vintage: New York. L.L. L. MD: University Press of America. Pittsburgh. & Rapson.: University Press of America. (l993). Rapson. Cacioppo. L. Washington. (1996). Love. R. Money. R. (1977). (2003) Recovered Memories. 9. Hatfield. The Pursuit of Meaning: America 1600-2000. New York: HarperCollins. and intimacy: Their psychology. and history. E. E. Love and sex: Crosscultural perspectives. R. New York: Xlibris (Random House) Books of Interest in Psychological History. New York: Xlibris (Random House) 15 .Hatfield. Rapson. R. Press: Oxford. Hatfield. 11. American Yearnings: Love. Christianity. New York: Cambridge University Press. (l994).17 5. MD. Washington.Hatfield.

1993) Lynn Hunt. 1994) Patricia Anderson. 1984) *John Gillis. The Way We Never Were : American Families and the Nostalgia Trap (Basic Books. Press: Cambridge and NY. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (Basic Books: NY. Phillips. Putting Asunder: A History of Divorce in Western Society (Cambridge U. 1997) *Steven Mintz and Susan Kellogg. Fatherhood in America: A History (Basic Books: NY. The Making of Victorian Sexuality (Oxford U. of California Press: Berkeley. 1300-1840 (Blackwell: London. Gender. Love. Press: Baltimore. Press: Oxford. When Passion Reigned: Sex and the Victorians (Basic Books: NY. Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy (Oxford U. 1988) Second edition: (U. 1993) Janet Brodie. Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe (Vintage: NY. of Chicago Press: Chicago. 1995) Susan Bordo. 1989) Thomas Laqueur. 1600-1900 (NY: 1988) *John D'Emilio and Estelle B.Y. 1995) Vern Bullough. 1995) Gary Kates. 1600 to the Present (Oxford U. 1: Education of the Senses (Oxford U. 1983) Peter Gay. Growing Up in Medieval London: The Experience of Childhood In History (Oxford U. Binding Passion: Tales of Magic. and Romantic Love in NineteenthCentury America (Oxford U.. The Invention of Pornography (Zone Books: NY. Woman: An Intimate Geography (Houghton Mifflin: NY. Science in the Bedroom: A History of Sex Research (Basic Books: NY. Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America (Harper & Row: NY. Griswold. NY: 1992) Peter Gay. Press: Ithaca. Monsieur d’Eon Is a Woman: A Tale of Political Intrigue and Sexual . The Social Origins of Private Life: A History of American Families. 1986) Peter Gay. 1993) Elaine Hatfield and Richard L. 1993) Barbara Hanawalt. The Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987 (Oxford: NY. Gay New York. From Front Porch to Back Seat: A History of Courtship in America (Johns Hopkins U. Domestic Revolutions: A Social History of American Family Life (Free Press: NY. Sex. Press: London. 1995) Natalie Angier. The Bourgeois Experience. and Power at the End of the Renaissance (Oxford U. 1995) George Chauncey. 1995) Peter Gay. The Bourgeois Experience. Marriage. 1988) R. vol. Press: Oxford. of Chicago Press: Chicago and London. 1981) Lois Banner. vol. 1990) *Lawrence Stone. vol. 1988) Karen Lystra. Western Culture. The Bourgeois Experience. and The Body (U.18 Press: Chicago. and Intimacy: Their Psychology. 1985) Judith Brown. Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud (Zone Books: NY. and History (HarperCollins: NY and London. Rapson. 1986) Beth Bailey. 3: Hate and Aggression (Oxford U. American Beauty ( U. Anthony Rotundo. Urban Culture. Press: London. 1993) E. Marriage and Love in England: Modes of Reproduction. The Bourgeois Experience. Unbearable Weight: Feminism. 1990) Stephanie Coontz. 1993) Guido Ruggiero. Press: NY and Oxford. Contraception and Abortion in Nineteenth-Century America (Cornell U. 1995) John Boswell. 1994) Michael Mason. 2: The Tender Passion (Oxford U. 1993) Robert L. For Worse: British Marriages. Press: NY and Oxford. Biology. vol. Press: NY and Oxford. 1986) Alan Macfarlane. Press: Oxford. Freedman. For Better. Men. 4: The Naked Heart (Norton: NY. ed. Searching the Heart: Women. Press: Oxford. and the Making of The Gay Male World. 1890-1940 (Basic Books: NY.1988) *Stephanie Coontz. N.

Venus Envy: A History of Cosmetic Surgery (Johns Hopkins Univ. 1995) Peter N. 5: Pleasure Wars (Norton: NY. Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South (Oxford U. Women on the Margins: Three Seventeenth-Century Lives (Harvard: Cambridge. The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls (Random House: NY. Family Dynamics. 1997) Grace Palladino. 1997) Brenda E. The Way We Really Are: Coming to Terms with America’s Changing Families (Basic Books: NY. Press: New Haven. Ritual. Barren in the Promised Land: Childless Americans And the Pursuit of Happiness (New York. of Chicago Press: Chicago. 1998) Elizabeth Haiken. The Middling Sort: Commerce. 1996) Elaine Hatfield and Richard L. 1998) Marianne Hirsch. and Postmemory (Harvard U. Teenagers: An American History (Basic Books: NY. Press: London. The Kindness of Strangers: The Abandonment of Children in Western Europe from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance (U. 1996) Joan Jacobs Brumberg. 1996) Anthony Fletcher. Kids’ Stuff: Toys and the Changing World of American Childhood (Harvard U. The Image of Man: The Creation of Modern Masculinity (Oxford U. 1995) Elaine Tyler May. 1996) George Mosse. Narrative. 1998) . Sex. Press: Cambridge. Passions Between Women: British Lesbian Culture 1668-1801 (HarperCollins: NY. Homosexuality in Modern France (Oxford U. 1997) Candace Clark. Press: Baltimore. Press: New Haven. A History of the Breast (Knopf: NY. 1996) Frank Sulloway. Stearns. Misery and Company: Sympathy in Everyday Life (U. 1500-1800 (Knopf: NY. Volume 1. Born to Rebel: Birth Order. Common Women. 1998) James H. Gender. Love and Sex: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (Allyn & Bacon: NY. 1998) Peter Gay. 1995) Natalie Zemon Davis. Gender. The Gay Metropolis: 1940-1996 (Houghton Mifflin: NY. Looking at Lovemaking: Constructions of Sexuality in Roman Art. 1996) *Olwen Hutton. 1996) Catalina de Erauso: Lieutenant Nun: Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the New World (Beacon: NY. 1996) Mary Beth Norton. 1996) Michael Kimmel. 1996) Emma Donoghue. 1996) Ruth Karras. American Cool: Constructing A 20th-Century Emotional Style (NYU Press.19 Masquerade (Basic Books: NY. Press: London. Stevenson. 1996) Jeffrey Merrick and Bryant Ragan. Rapson. and the Family in England. Kinsey: A Public/Private Life (Norton: NY. and the Quest for Family Values (Basic Books: NY. Founding Mothers & Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society (Knopf: NY. MA. 100BC-AD250 (University of California Press: Berkeley. Clarke. 1997) Marilyn Yalom. 1995) Jonathan Ned Katz. NY. 1997) John Boswell. 1996) John Gillis.. Press: NY. Manhood in America: A Cultural History (The Free Press: NY. The Bourgeois Experience. A World of Their Own Making: Myth. Press: Cambridge. Family Frames: Photography. 1997) Stephanie Coontz. vol. Jones. 1680-1780 (University of California Press: Berkeley. The Invention of Heterosexuality (Dutton: NY. 1998) Gary Cross. Alfred C. of Chicago Press: Chicago. Raising Baby By the Book (Yale U. The Prospect Before Her: A History of Women in Western Europe. 1998) Julia Grant. Press: London. Prostitution and Sexuality in Medieval England (Oxford U. 1998) Charles Kaiser. 1996) Margaret Hunt. 1998) John R. and Creative Lives (Pantheon Books: NY. and Subordination in England 1500-1800 (Yale U.

1999) Steven Ozment. 2001) Joanne Ferraro. 2002) Richard Godbeer. Wives. A Man’s Place: Masculinity and the Middle-Class Home In Victorian England (Yale U. Press: Berkeley. An Emotional History of the United States (NYU Press: NY. Sex and Sexuality in Early America (NYU Press: NY. Women in Early Modern England. 2001) Hendrik Hartog. Houdini. And Politics (Routledge: London. Marriage Wars in Late Renaissance Venice (Oxford U. 1999) Daphne Patai. of Chicago Press: Chicago. The Reinvention of Obscenity: Sex. 1550-1720 (Clarendon Press: Oxford. Press: London. Forbidden Friendships: Homosexuality and Male Culture in Renaissance Florence (Oxford U. Whores. A History of Celibacy (Scribner: NY. Lies. Press: New Haven. Love. Straus & Giroux: NY. Heterophobia: Sexual Harassment and the Future of Feminism (Rowman & Littlefield: Lanham. 1998) Peter Stearns and Jan Lewis. of Chicago Press: Chicago. Flesh and Spirit: Private Life in Early Modern Germany (Viking: NY. 2001) Andrea Tone.. 2001) Marilyn Yalom. 1998) Michael Rocke. (U. 2001) Paula Kamen. 1998) Kathy Peiss. Sexual Chemistry: A History of the Contraceptive Pill (Yale U. 2002) . and Tabloids in Early Modern France (U.. Hope In a Jar: The Making of America’s Beauty Culture (Metropolitan Books: NY. Tarzan. vol. 1999) John Tosh. ed. Goddesses. Looking Good: Male Body Image in Modern America (Hill & Wang: NY. France and Women 1789-1914: Gender Society. Sex and the Gender Revolution. of Calif. eds. 1999) Martha Hodes. 2001) Lara Marks. Press: New Haven. 2000) Nancy Cott. Devices and Desires: A History of Contraceptives in America (NY: Hill &Wang. American Moderns: Bohemian New York and the Creation Of a New Century (Henry Holt: NY. 2001) James McMillan. Public Vows: A History of Marriage and the Nation (Harvard U. ed. Sex Seen: The Emergence of Modern Sexuality in America (Univ. Man and Wife in America: A History (Harvard U. 1998) Merril Smith. 2001) Joan DeJean. 1999) Sarah Pomeroy.20 John Loughery. 1999) Sharon Ullman. 1999) Randolph Trumbach. 2000) Christine Stansell. 1999) Elizabeth Abbott. Race: Crossing Boundaries in North American History (NYU Press: NY. and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity (NY. Battleground of Desire: The Struggle for Self Control In Modern America (NYU Press: NY. Press: Cambridge. The Male Body: A New Look at Men in Public and in Private (Farrar. A History of the Wife (HarperCollins: NY. MD. 2001) Lynne Luciano. 2000) Carol Groneman. The Other Side of Silence: Men’s Lives and Gay Identities-A Twentieth-Century History (Holt: NY. 1998) Susan Bordo. Sex. Press: NY. and the Perfect White Man: The White Male Body and the Challenge of Modernity in America (Hill & Wang: NY.. 1999) Peter Stearns. Sexual Revolution in Early America (Johns Hopkins Press: Baltimore. 1 HeteroSexuality and the Third Gender in Enlightenment London. Press: Cambridge. Her Way: Young Women Remake the Sexual Revolution (NYU Press: NY. 1999) Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crosby. Nymphomania: A History (Norton: NY. 2001) John Kasson.

2002) Nicholas Orme. 2004) Sheila and David Rothman. 1981) _________.1988) Lois Banner. 2002) Steven Ozment. and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century (U. Social Tolerance. of Chicago Press: Chicago.1965) Beth Bailey. Solitary Sex: A Cultural History of Masturbation (Zone Books NY. Christianity. 2002) th Georges Vigarello. Centuries of Childhood (Vintage: New York. The Kindness of Strangers: The Abandonment of Children in Western Europe from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance (U. Love Stories: Sex between Men before Homosexuality (U. 2003) Ann Hulbert. 1450-1550: Marriage and Family. 2004) ************************************************************ Books of Interest in Psychological History. Ancestors: The Loving Family in Old Europe (Harvard U. of California Press: Berkeley. 1999) John Boswell. 1995) _________. 1849-1949 (Cambridge U. 1995) Philippe Aries. Prostitution and Sexuality in Shanghai: A Social History. 2002) Jonathan Ned Katz. Press: London. of Chicago Press: Chicago. Property and Careers (Oxford: London. How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States (2002) Catherine Orenstein. Western Culture. 2002) Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz. 2000) Patricia Anderson. 2003) Christian Henriot. American Beauty ( U. When Passion Reigned: Sex and the Victorians (Basic Books: NY. of Chicago Press: Chicago and London. Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe (Vintage: NY. Homosexuality and Civilization (Harvard U. 2003) Louis Crompton.21 Betsy Israel. Parents and a Century of Advice About Children (Knopf: NY. The Male Body: A New Look at Men in Public and in Private (Farrar. 1998) . English Aristocratic Women. 2003) Thomas Laqueur. From Front Porch to Back Seat: A History of Courtship in America (Johns Hopkins U. Straus & Giroux: NY. 1995) Natalie Angier. Raising America: Experts. Woman: An Intimate Geography (Houghton Mifflin: NY. Press: Cambridge. Rereading Sex: Battles Over Sexual Knowledge In Nineteenth-Centry America (Knopf: NY. Strangers: Homosexual Love in the Nineteenth Century (Norton: NY.* denoting excellent overviews and listed in alphabetical order: Elizabeth Abbott. The Pursuit of Perfection: The Promise and Perils Of Medical Enhancements (Pantheon Books: NY. Press: New Haven. and The Body (U. Unbearable Weight: Feminism. 1983) Susan Bordo. of Chicago Press: Chicago. 2004) Graham Robb. Little Red Riding Hood Uncloaked: Sex. Press: Baltimore. Bachelor Girl: The Secret History of Single Women in the Twentieth Century (William Morrow: NY. Morality and the Evolution of a Fairy Tale (Basic Books: NY. 1995) ________. A History of Rape: Sexual Violence in France from the 16 th To the 20 Century (Polity Press: London. A History of Celibacy (Scribner: NY. Press: Cambridge. Medieval Children (Yale U. 2002) Barbara Harris. 2002) Joanne Meyerowitz.

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