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The birth of the pill : how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution

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Immersed in radical feminist politics, scientific ingenuity, establishment opposition, and, ultimately, a sea change in social attitudes, this is the fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century.

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Dansville Public Library 618.1 EIG (Text)
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 618.1 EIG (Text)
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1001 . ‡aEig, Jonathan, ‡eauthor.
24514. ‡aThe birth of the pill : ‡bhow four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution / ‡cJonathan Eig.
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bW. W. Norton & Company, ‡c[2014]
300 . ‡ax, 388 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : ‡billustrations ; ‡c25 cm.
336 . ‡atext ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡2rdacarrier
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
5050 . ‡aA winter night -- A short history of sex -- Spontaneous ovlulatoins -- A go-to-hell look -- Lover and fighter -- Rabbit tests -- "I'm a sexologist" -- The socialite and the sex maniac -- A shotgun question -- Rock's rebound -- What makes a rooster crow? -- A test in disguise -- Cabeza de negro -- The road to shrewsbury -- "Weary & depressed" -- The trouble with women -- A San Juan weekend -- The women of the asylum -- John Rock's hard place -- As easy as aspirin -- A deadline to meet -- "The miracle tablet maybe" -- Hope to the hopeless -- Trials -- "Papa Pincus's pink pills for planned parenthood" -- Jack Searle's big bet -- The birth of the pill -- "Believed to have magical powers" -- The double effect -- La señora de las pastillas -- An unlikely pitch man -- "A whole new bag of beans" -- The climax -- Epilogue.
520 . ‡aImmersed in radical feminist politics, scientific ingenuity, establishment opposition, and, ultimately, a sea change in social attitudes, this is the fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century.
60010. ‡aMcCormick, Katherine Dexter, ‡d1876-1967.
60010. ‡aPincus, Gregory, ‡d1903-1967.
60010. ‡aRock, John, ‡d1890-1984.
60010. ‡aSanger, Margaret, ‡d1879-1966.
650 0. ‡aOral contraceptives ‡xHistory.
650 0. ‡aContraception ‡xhistory.
650 2. ‡aContraception ‡xhistory.
650 7. ‡aOral contraceptives. ‡2fast ‡0(OCoLC)fst01047033.
655 7. ‡aHistory. ‡2fast ‡0(OCoLC)fst01411628
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