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From Front Porch to Back Seat : Courtship in Twentieth-Century America - Beth L. Bailey

From Front Porch to Back Seat

Courtship in Twentieth-Century America

Paperback Published: 1st August 1989
ISBN: 9780801839351
Number Of Pages: 208
For Ages: 18+ years old

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"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.

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 As entertaining as it is informative. Bailey documents sources from Margaret Mead to advertising's hokey hype in her comprehensive analysis of the rituals of American amore, exploring the themes of 'control, competition, consumption, the sexual economy, etiquette and gender.'. Booklist A fascinating study of an important part of our recent past. The Nation

ISBN: 9780801839351
ISBN-10: 0801839351
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st August 1989
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 14.9  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.29