Seduced, Abandoned, and Reborn exposes the fears expressed
by elders about young people in the early American republic.
Those authors, educators, and moral reformers who aspired to
guide youth into respectable stations perceived new dangers in
the decades following independence. Battling a range of seducers
in the burgeoning marketplace of early America, from corrupt
peers to licentious prostitutes, from pornographic authors to... more...