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The Resource The birth of the pill : how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution, Jonathan Eig

The birth of the pill : how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution, Jonathan Eig

Label
The birth of the pill : how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution
Title
The birth of the pill
Title remainder
how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Eig
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Immersed in radical feminist politics, scientific ingenuity, establishment opposition, and, ultimately, a sea change in social attitudes, this is the fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eig, Jonathan
Dewey number
618.1/82209
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RG137.5
LC item number
.E34 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WP 630
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCormick, Katharine Dexter
  • Pincus, Gregory
  • Rock, John
  • Sanger, Margaret
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Contraception
  • McCormick, Katherine Dexter
  • Pincus, Gregory
  • Rock, John
  • Sanger, Margaret
  • Oral contraceptives
Label
The birth of the pill : how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution, Jonathan Eig
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
A winter night -- A short history of sex -- Spontaneous ovulations -- A go-to-hell look -- Lover and fighter -- Rabbit tests -- "I'm a sexologist" -- The socialite and the sex maniac -- A shotgun question -- Rock's rebound -- What makes a rooster crow? -- A test in disguise -- Cabeza de negro -- The road to Shrewsbury -- "Weary & depressed" -- The trouble with women -- A San Juan weekend -- The women of the asylum -- John Rock's hard place -- As easy as aspirin -- A deadline to meet -- "The miracle tablet maybe" -- Hope to the hopeless -- Trials -- "Papa Pincus's pink pills for planned parenthood" -- Jack Searle's big bet -- The birth of the pill -- "Believed to have magical powers" -- The double effect -- La señora de las pastillas -- An unlikely pitch man -- "A whole new bag of beans" -- The climax -- Epilogue
Control code
869437822
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 388 pages
Isbn
9780393073720
Lccn
2014019355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)869437822
Label
The birth of the pill : how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution, Jonathan Eig
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
A winter night -- A short history of sex -- Spontaneous ovulations -- A go-to-hell look -- Lover and fighter -- Rabbit tests -- "I'm a sexologist" -- The socialite and the sex maniac -- A shotgun question -- Rock's rebound -- What makes a rooster crow? -- A test in disguise -- Cabeza de negro -- The road to Shrewsbury -- "Weary & depressed" -- The trouble with women -- A San Juan weekend -- The women of the asylum -- John Rock's hard place -- As easy as aspirin -- A deadline to meet -- "The miracle tablet maybe" -- Hope to the hopeless -- Trials -- "Papa Pincus's pink pills for planned parenthood" -- Jack Searle's big bet -- The birth of the pill -- "Believed to have magical powers" -- The double effect -- La señora de las pastillas -- An unlikely pitch man -- "A whole new bag of beans" -- The climax -- Epilogue
Control code
869437822
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 388 pages
Isbn
9780393073720
Lccn
2014019355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)869437822

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