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Birth control, sex and marriage in Britain, 1918-1960

Author: Kate Fisher
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book uncovers the hidden history of gender relations, sexual attitudes, and contraceptive practices that accompanied the dramatic decline in family size in the twentieth century. Drawing upon  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Fisher
ISBN: 9780199544608 0199544603
OCLC Number: 213857623
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Awards: The Royal Historical Society Whitfield Book Prize, 2006.
Description: vi, 294 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Maintenance of Ignorance ; 2. Deliberate Accidents and Casual Attempts to Avoid Pregnancy ; 3. The Survival of Traditional Methods of Birth Control ; 4. The Advantages of Traditional Methods of Birth Control ; 5. Gender Relations and Birth Control Practices ; Conclusion ; Epilogue ; Appendix ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Kate Fisher.

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thoroughly researched, thoughtfully argued and well-written book. * Christabelle Sethna, Metascience * [A] tribute to the power of oral history...extremely meticulous. * London Review of Books * An Read more...

 
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