Carl Neumann Degler  

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"As every schoolgirl knows, the nineteenth century was afraid of sex, particularly when it manifested itself in women.” --"What Ought To Be and What Was: Women's Sexuality in the Nineteenth Century" (1974) by Carl Neumann Degler

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Carl Neumann Degler (February 6, 1921 in Newark, New Jersey – December 27, 2014 in Palo Alto, California) was a United States historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. He was the Margaret Byrne Professor of American History Emeritus at Stanford University.


Degler's works include:

  • Out of Our Past: The Forces That Shaped Modern America (1959)
  • Neither Black Nor White: Slavery and Race Relations in Brazil and the United States (1972)
  • The Other South - Southern Dissenters in the Nineteenth Century (1974)
  • Place Over Time: The Continuity of Southern Distinctiveness, (1977)
  • At Odds : Women and the Family in America from the Revolution to the Present (1981)
  • In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought (1991)
  • The Third American Revolution (1959)

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