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RUTH H BLOCH

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Office: 6265 Bunche Hall
Phone: 310-825-4601
Fax: 310-206-9630
E-mail: bloch@history.ucla.edu

Mailing Address:

2150 Broadway, Apt. 9D
New York, NY 10023

Curriculum Vitae

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Field

United States, Colonial and Revolutionary

Research Interests

History of Women and Gender, 1600-1860
History of Religion, 1600-1860
The Public/Private Distinction

Selected Publications

Books:

Visionary Republic: Millennial Themes in American Thought, 1756-1800 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1985)
Gender and Morality in Anglo-American Culture, 1650-1800 (Berkeley: UC Press, 2003)

Recent Articles:

"Utopianism, Liberalism, and Sentimentalism in American Culture," Intellectual History Newsletter 24(2002): 47-60

"Changing Conceptions of Sexuality and Romance in Eighteenth-Century America," William and Mary Quarterly 60 (Jan 2003):13-42.

"Inside and Outside the Public Sphere," William and Mary Quarterly 62(Jan 2005): 99-106.

"The Origins of Feminism and the Limits of Enlightenment" Journal of Modern Intellectual History 3(2006): 273-294

"The American Revolution, Wife Beating, and the Emergent Value of Privacy," Journal of Early American Studies (Nov 2007): pp. 223-251.


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