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Author Bailey, Beth L., 1957-

Title From front porch to back seat : courtship in twentieth-century America / Beth L. Bailey.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1988]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  392.4 B154F    Check Shelf
Description x, 181 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Calling cards and money -- The economy of dating -- The worth of a date -- Sex control -- The etiquette of masculinity and femininity -- Scientific truth ... and love.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 145-176.
Subject Courtship -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Dating (Social customs) -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
ISBN 0801836093 alkaline paper
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