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Talking History http://www.albany.edu/talkinghistory/arch2000july-december.html
September 14, 2000 "Sex, Religion, and Society in Early America; or, a 17th-Century Maryland Mènage a Trois and its Consequences"
To listen to the two radio broadcasts you have to click on either of the grey boxes at Part 1 and at Part 2. You will need realplayer to listen to the broadcasts.
Mary Beth Norton, Professor of American History at Cornell University delivered this talk, titled "Sex, Religion, and Society in Early America; or, a 17th-Century Maryland Mènage a Trois and its Consequences" on April 27th, 2000 at the University at Albany as part of the Fossieck Lecture series.
A specialist in early American and women's history, Norton has written The British-Americans: The Loyalist Exiles in England, 1774-1789 (1972); Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800 (1980; 1996); and Founding Mothers & Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society (1996). She has coauthored the basic American history textbook A People and a Nation (now in its 6th edition), has coedited two volumes of original essays and one compilation of reprinted articles and documents on American women's history, and served as the general editor for the American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature (3d ed., 1995). Her most recent book, Founding Mothers & Fathers, was one of three finalists for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize in History.
CONTINUE ON TO EARLY AMERICA SEX, MARRIAGE, CHILDREN, GAYS, LESBIANS, BOYS AS GIRLS, ABORTION, BREECHING, FAMILY AND OTHER MYTHS. PART 11