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The End of Marriage: Adultery in the 19th Century
February 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm| $7
Carol Faulkner, author of Lucretia Mott’s Heresy: Abolition and Women’s Rights in 19th-Century America and Women’s Radical Reconstruction. examines 19th century debates over adultery and marriage among Americans. While official society condemned adultery, marriage reformers condemned marriage. This program was funded in part by a Humanities New York Action/Vision Grant.