Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger

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Yale University Press, Jan 1, 1970 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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Records Margaret Sanger's role in the birth control movement between 1912 and 1940. Bibliogs
  

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Contents

The Family
36
The Organization of a Social Movement
72
The Changing
108
Margaret Sanger Sexuality and Feminism
127
Birth Control and American Medicine
172
Birth Control and the Law
218
The Fruits of Rebellion
272
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About the author (1970)

David M. Kennedy received his Ph.D. from Yale University. He is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History Emeritus and co-director of The Bill Lane Center for the Study of the North American West at Stanford University. His first book, BIRTH CONTROL IN AMERICA: THE CAREER OF MARGARET SANGER, was honored with both the Bancroft Prize and the John Gilmary Shea Prize. He has won numerous teaching awards at Stanford, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in American political, diplomatic, intellectual, and social history, and in American literature. Dr. Kennedy published a volume in the OXFORD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, FREEDOM FROM FEAR: THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IN DEPRESSION AND WAR, 1929-1945, for which he was honored with the 2000 Pulitzer Prize. He is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Philosophical Society, and he served from 2002-2011 on the board of the Pulitzer Prizes.

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