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The Resource The birth of the pill : how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution, Jonathan Eig

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

Label
The birth of the pill : how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution
Title
The birth of the pill
Title remainder
how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Eig
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eig, Jonathan
Dewey number
618.1/82209
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • RG137.5
  • HQ766.5.U5
LC item number
  • .E34 2014
  • .E34 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCormick, Katharine Dexter
  • Pincus, Gregory
  • Rock, John
  • Sanger, Margaret
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Oral contraceptives
Label
The birth of the pill : how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution, Jonathan Eig
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-367 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A winter night -- A short history of sex -- Spontaneous ovulations -- 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 corw? -- A test in disguise 00 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 senora de las pastillas -- An unlikely pitch man -- "A whole new bag of beans" -- The climax -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 388 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393073720
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014019355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn869437822
Label
The birth of the pill : how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution, Jonathan Eig
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-367 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A winter night -- A short history of sex -- Spontaneous ovulations -- 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 corw? -- A test in disguise 00 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 senora de las pastillas -- An unlikely pitch man -- "A whole new bag of beans" -- The climax -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 388 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393073720
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014019355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn869437822

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