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Conceiving the future : pronatalism, reproduction, and the family in the United States, 1890-1938 / Laura L. Lovett.

  • Lovett, Laura L.
Date
[2007], ©2007
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2007], ©2007.

Physical description

xi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-228) and index.

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.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    DC.U.AA9
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ISBN

  • 9780807831076
  • 0807831077
  • 9780807858035
  • 080785803X