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

Author: Kate Fisher
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Fisher
ISBN: 0199267367 9780199267361
OCLC Number: 239380849
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Whitfield Book Prize 2007 Awarded the Proxime Accessit for the Longman-History Today Book of the Year Prize 2007 *Choice* Outstanding Academic Book 2007.
Description: VI, 294 Seiten
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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