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Pushed by poverty, many Indian women chose to abandon their tribe for marriage with whites. These arrangements were… https://t.co/ofHEFji67e
Women were also sought simply for their fertility. As England shipped off its “waste people” and “disposables” to w… https://t.co/FYwNMGUUex
The greater number of unattached men “meant that southern women had more opportunities for contact with single men,… https://t.co/Alv3awsiNI
family and motherhood = the seat of women’s power) elaborates and confirms the original thesis. When women were all… https://t.co/GOMSem6DrY
Even Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel The Scarlet Letter set in seventeenth-century Boston alludes to and employs public… https://t.co/BKszZ23N7d
In one instance, a Massachusetts woman spat a “slanderous comment at a couple, claiming that ‘the #wife was a… https://t.co/LgCLQyFTjK
Women did contribute to a culture of #shaming #lewd #behavior. Neighbors “ #cursed #women with epithets such as… https://t.co/C7KUqNrEbo
As in the case of most preindustrial societies, “the family quickly became the central economic unit in every Ameri… https://t.co/9TIoR70Wad
4. A sexual outlet outside the religious parameters of marriage—such as masturbation, prostitution, or homosexualit… https://t.co/lz521ta8E0
Anything to diminish or undermine the role of motherhood and married women as the exclusive sexual outlet diminishe… https://t.co/6UvoaNG7aw
1. Women were restricted from the same level of social and economic mobility that men had. Such is the case for Luk… https://t.co/TSnWkSUQvf
For Foucault, sexuality is not opposed to and subversive of power. On the contrary, sexuality is a ‘dense transfer… https://t.co/5Nv8oTVENE
Colonial structures refracted and channeled sexual practice and fiction. As Michael Foucault reminds us, “Sexuality… https://t.co/bS9iGeRBID
I will show how national myths of manifest destiny and the fecundity of the land came to dominate whites’ experienc… https://t.co/YxUWxntIto
Sexual Practice and Fantasy In Colonial America and the Early Republic https://t.co/q4UqWdQsHf

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