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Contraception and abortion in nineteenth-century America, Janet Farrell Brodie

Label
Contraception and abortion in nineteenth-century America
Title
Contraception and abortion in nineteenth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Janet Farrell Brodie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing from a wide range of private and public sources, examines how American families gradually found access to taboo information and products for controlling the size of their families from the 1830s to the 1890s when a puritan backlash made most of it illegal. Emphasizes the importance of two shadowy networks, medical practitioners known as Thomsonians and water-curists, and iconoclastic freethinkers
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brodie, Janet Farrell
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ766.5.U5
LC item number
B76 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birth control
  • Contraception
  • Sex customs
  • Family Planning Services
  • Family Planning Services
  • Abortion, Induced
  • Abortion, Induced
  • Contraception
  • Contraception
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Sexual Behavior
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Contraception and abortion in nineteenth-century America, Janet Farrell Brodie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [357]-365) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Story of love and family limitation: "X" for sexual intercourse -- Strategies in Colonial America -- "New" reproductive control -- Private debate goes public -- Antebellum public audience: who were they and how did they find out? -- Boom in self-help literature after 1850 -- "Most fashionable" contraceptive devices -- Criminalizing reproductive control: End-of-century campaigns to disempower women -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Selected bibliography of literature of reproductive control advice, 1830-1880 -- Index
Control code
28710767
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 373 pages
Isbn
9780801428494
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
93030515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Contraception and abortion in nineteenth-century America, Janet Farrell Brodie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [357]-365) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Story of love and family limitation: "X" for sexual intercourse -- Strategies in Colonial America -- "New" reproductive control -- Private debate goes public -- Antebellum public audience: who were they and how did they find out? -- Boom in self-help literature after 1850 -- "Most fashionable" contraceptive devices -- Criminalizing reproductive control: End-of-century campaigns to disempower women -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Selected bibliography of literature of reproductive control advice, 1830-1880 -- Index
Control code
28710767
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 373 pages
Isbn
9780801428494
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
93030515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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