Taming Lust: Crimes Against Nature in the Early Republic

Taming Lust: Crimes Against Nature in the Early Republic

by Doron S. Ben-Atar (Author), Richard D. Brown (Author)
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This fascinating history examines the circumstances of two elderly New Englanders who were prosecuted and sentenced to death for bestiality at the turn of the eighteenth century. Their astonishing cases become a springboard to examine the Enlightenment Era political and religious turmoil of the region.

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Publication date
January 06, 2014
Publisher
Collection
Page count
216
ISBN
9780812209259
Paper ISBN
9780812223750