The Resource Purifying America : women, cultural reform, and pro-censorship activism, 1873-1933, Alison M. Parker

Purifying America : women, cultural reform, and pro-censorship activism, 1873-1933, Alison M. Parker

Label
Purifying America : women, cultural reform, and pro-censorship activism, 1873-1933
Title
Purifying America
Title remainder
women, cultural reform, and pro-censorship activism, 1873-1933
Statement of responsibility
Alison M. Parker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Debates over censorship often become debates over the influence of culture on society's morals and the perceived need to protect women and children. Purifying America explores the widespread middle-class advocacy of censorship as a popular reform around the turn of the century and provides a historical perspective on contemporary debates over censorship, morality, and pornography that continue to divide women
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parker, Alison M.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1419
LC item number
.P27 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Woman's Christian Temperance Union
  • Woman's Christian Temperance Union
  • Woman's Christian Temperance Union
  • Women social reformers
  • Censorship
  • Popular culture
  • Réformatrices sociales
  • Censure
  • Culture populaire
  • Censorship
  • Moral conditions
  • Popular culture
  • Women social reformers
  • Censuur
  • Moraal
  • Maatschappijverbetering
  • Vrouwen
  • Frau
  • Moralischer Sinn
  • Zensur
  • Geschichte 1873-1933
  • United States
  • États-Unis
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Purifying America : women, cultural reform, and pro-censorship activism, 1873-1933, Alison M. Parker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Women's activism and alliances : WCTU crusades and the quest for political power -- The suppression of impure literature : impressionable children, protective mothers -- Guardians of public morals" : professional identity and the American Library Association -- Amateur censors and critics : creating an alternative cultural hierarchy -- Mothering the movies : women reformers and popular culture -- The production of "pure" children's literature : the WCTU's young crusader -- Hearts uplifted and minds refreshed : promoting and producing pure culture
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 286 pages
Isbn
9780252023293
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
96045897
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35865446
  • (OCoLC)ocm35865446
Label
Purifying America : women, cultural reform, and pro-censorship activism, 1873-1933, Alison M. Parker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Women's activism and alliances : WCTU crusades and the quest for political power -- The suppression of impure literature : impressionable children, protective mothers -- Guardians of public morals" : professional identity and the American Library Association -- Amateur censors and critics : creating an alternative cultural hierarchy -- Mothering the movies : women reformers and popular culture -- The production of "pure" children's literature : the WCTU's young crusader -- Hearts uplifted and minds refreshed : promoting and producing pure culture
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 286 pages
Isbn
9780252023293
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
96045897
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35865446
  • (OCoLC)ocm35865446

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