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Margaret Sanger : a life of passion

Author: Jean H Baker
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this lively new biography, an historian argues convincingly that Margaret Sanger deserves the vaunted place in feminist history she once held. Baker's nuanced account of Sanger's life emphasizes the passion of her convictions.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Margaret Sanger; Margaret Sanger; Margaret Sanger
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean H Baker
ISBN: 9780809094981 0809094983 0809067579 9780809067572
OCLC Number: 705717104
Description: 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Maggie Higgins, daughter of Corning --
Mrs. William Sanger of Hastings-on-Hudson --
Comrade Sanger --
Creating Margaret Sanger --
On trial --
The birth control review --
Voyages --
Spreading the word --
All things fade --
World leader --
Epilogue : last years.
Responsibility: Jean H. Baker.
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Margaret Sanger became one of the most vocal advocates for birth control at a time when the mere mention of such things was considered not only taboo but also a felony. She pioneered the first  Read more...

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"Baker doesn't rose-tint when it comes to Sanger's difficult personality . . . and she remains an engaging writer even in her subject's later years, where many biographies wilt . . . [Baker] has a Read more...

 
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