[sixties-l] Re: Query on Sexual Revolution

From: radman (resist@best.com)
Date: Fri Jan 26 2001 - 19:36:39 EST

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    I would suggest:

    "'Rape of the APE" (American Puritan Ethic) by Allan Sherman, published by
    Playboy (1973);


    "The Records Of The San Francisco Sexual Freedom League", published by
    Olympia Press (1971).


    At 05:31 PM 1/26/01 -0500, you wrote:
    >Sixties List Members: I have taught a course on the 1960s at Indiana
    >State University called "The Sixties: Counterculture and Protest" for
    >more than six years. The one area I have trouble finding good readings
    >(either primary or secondary) is the sexual revolution. By sexual
    >revolution I don't just mean hippies but the change in mores in this era
    >from miniskirts and Playboy to Masters and Johnson and the singles and
    >disco scene. I have used selections from Stephanie Coontz's book "The
    >Way We Never Were" with some success but am stumped for other reading
    >suitable for undergraduates in a general education class. I am also
    >wondering if there is a broader interpretive work I can use to help
    >conceptualize the sexual revolution.
    >Does anyone out there have suggestions?
    >Rich Schneirov
    >Dept of History
    >Indiana State University

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