Judith Giesberg

Sex and the Civil War

Airdate: 03/25/2017 @ 12:00 pm CST

Sex in the Civil War

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Daniel Weinberg talks with Judith Giesberg about her book, Sex and the Civil War.

This is the first serious study of the erotica and pornography that nineteenth-century American soldiers read and shared; then links them to the postwar reaction to pornography and to debates about the future of sex and marriage. Scroll down to watch the program.

Daniel R. Weinberg, is president of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. The shop has an international reputation as experts in the buying, selling, appraisal and authentication of historical, literary, artistic, and museum properties etc., since 1938. He is also the founder of the Author’s Voice®; interactive platforms designed to bring the experience of a book signing to any device in any place across the world. Daniel is co-author of Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution and he has lectured extensively on the subject. He has appeared on both C-Span and the History Channel.