Woman's Body, Woman's Right: A Social History of Birth Control in America

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Grossman, 1976 - Social Science - 479 pages
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By 1850, most contraceptive methods and abortion were illegal in America. But in the late 19th century, American women began demanding the right to prevent or terminate pregnancy. Gordon traces the story of this controversy, and includes new material on recent movements to outlaw abortion.

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