Mrs. Grundy; A History of Four Centuries of Morals Intended to Illuminate Present Problems in Great Britain and the United States

Markun, Leo

Published by D. Appleton and Company. 1930. New York., 1930
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Title: Mrs. Grundy; A History of Four Centuries of ...

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company. 1930. New York.

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

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First edition. Cloth. Illustrated dust wrappers. Fully illustrated by cartoons and caricatures, by reproductions of paintings and drawings, etc. 666 pages. Page sides are uncut. From the dust wrapper: "Here is a brilliant, sophisticated, and compreh ensive survey of the moral history of Great Britain since the days of Henry VIII and of the United States since the early English settlement". "Within its pages, Leo Markun has assembled an immense wealth of pertinent material, covering four complet e centuries of moral standards and practices and illuminating all of the following subjects of current discussion in light of the past: Sex morality; prudery in costume; art and literature; birth control; drinking; gambling; social manners; Sunday o bservance; freedom of utterance and worship; honesty in government and business; and in general the influence of religion upon morality". Bookseller Inventory # 2864

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