The flash press : sporting male weeklies in 1840s New York (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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The flash press : sporting male weeklies in 1840s New York

Author: Patricia Cohen; Timothy J Gilfoyle; Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz; American antiquarian society.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Series: Historical studies of urban America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Including short tales of urban life, editorials on prostitution, and moralizing rants against homosexuality, this work presents selections that epitomize a distinct form of urban journalism.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Cohen; Timothy J Gilfoyle; Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz; American antiquarian society.
ISBN: 9780226112343 0226112349
OCLC Number: 800076455
Description: 278 p., [1] c. ripieg. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Title: Historical studies of urban America.
Responsibility: Patricia Cline Cohen, Timothy J. Gilfoyle, and Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz ; in association with the American antiquarian society.
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"A fascinating survey of the long-forgotten 'flash' newspapers of the 1840s and of the raucous urban sexual cultures, explosive sexual scandals, and heated debates over sexual liberty and morality Read more...

 
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