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Conceiving the future : pronatalism, reproduction, and the family in the United States, 1890-1938

Author: Laura L Lovett
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2007
Series: Gender & American culture
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstrating the historical circumstances that linked agrarianism, racism, and pronatalism, this work shows how reproductive conformity was manufactured, how it was promoted, and why it was  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Conceiving the future.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006033616
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura L Lovett
ISBN: 9780807831076 0807831077 9780807858035 080785803X
OCLC Number: 897030925
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 236 p.) illustrations
Contents: Nostalgia, modernism, and the family ideal --
New occasions teach new duties : Mary Elizabeth Lease's maternalist agenda --
Reclaiming the home : George H. Maxwell and the homecroft movement --
The political economy of sex : Edward A. Ross and race suicide --
Men as trees walking : Theodore Roosevelt and the conservation of the race --
Fitter families for future firesides : Florence Sherbon and popular eugenics --
American pronatalism
Series Title: Gender & American culture
Responsibility: Laura L. Lovett

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Touches on several different fields of American historical scholarship--women's history, history of children and the family, rural history, environmental history, labor history, history of science, Read more...

 
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