From Front Porch to Back Seat: Courtship in Twentieth-Century America

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JHU Press, 1989 - 181 Seiten

"Whether or not we've come a long way since then, this engaging study of courtship shows that at least half the fun is in reading about getting there." -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

 

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Review: From Front Porch to Back Seat: Courtship in Twentieth-Century America

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A little brief in scope for my taste. I also would have liked to seen the book organized more by timeperiod rather than by issue. However, still interesting. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

Introduction
1
Calling Cards and Money
13
The Economy of Dating
25
The Worth of a Date
57
Sex Control
77
The Etiquette of Masculinity and Femininity
97
Scientific Truth and Love
119
Epilogue
141
Notes
145
Index
177
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