"Overwhelming and at times wearying, but nonetheless an instructive look at previous battles over knowledge and suppression in a culture that remains 'profoundly divided over questions of morality and its relation to government.' (86 illustrations)"
Extremely detailed study of how 19th-century Americans imagined sex and the resulting court battles over obscenity.
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"At times burdened by its unrelenting attention to detail, Horowitz's account personalizes a courageous woman and provides the historical context to balance her complex and contradictory life choices. (16 pages b&w photographs, not seen)"
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