Ryan, Mary



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Mary P.  Ryan is the John Martin Vincent Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University.  She teaches and writes about both women’s history and the history of American cities, especially in the 19th century.  She is the author of six books, most recently Civic Wars: Democracy and Public Life in Nineteenth Century America as well as Mysteries of Sex.

On Rorotoko:

On her book Mysteries of Sex: Tracing Women and Men Through American History
(Our Cover Feature of July 29, 2009)